Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 10/31/13
The Los Angeles Lakers’ 3 Step Guide To Winning By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Yes, the Lakers had an incredible opening night victory against their rival Clippers, upsetting them in impressive fashion, but just 24 hours later, those feelings of joy were dashed, as the Lakers’ fell down to Earth and their true colors shined through. The truth is that until Kobe Bryant returns, the Lakers are one of the least talented teams in the NBA, they have absolutely no rebounding or defense and they need to find a way to consistently win games. The way their roster currently looks, the following 3 step playing guide is the game plan that gives the Lakers the best chance to win on a nightly basis and to win enough games to stay in the playoff hunt until Bryant returns. It won’t be easy, in fact it will be very difficult, but this is their only chance to win consistently until Bryant is healthy. Step 1: Run The Offense Through Pau Gasol - Pau Gasol is the Lakers’ only above aver...
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