The Los Angeles Lakers are one of the most compelling teams in the entire NFL. The Lakers were already one of the top contenders in the league and then they went out and added former MVP, Russell Westbrook.
The Lakers are approaching the season with the right mindset about minutes. The Lakers have a ton of depth this season. That’s a good problem for head coach Frank Vogel to have, but it’s still a problem if not managed well.
Defending champion Giannis Antetokounmpo bought Milwaukee Bucks their first title since 1971. During the run, he took another step to cement his status as one of the best players in today’s game, including a 50-point masterpiece in the clinching Game 6 against the Phoenix Suns.
As discussed earlier this week, Rob Pelinka confirmed that the Lakers roster is 100% vaccinated. This means that fans and the team will not have to worry if any player will have to be forced out of lineups due to state mandates that require vaccination to play.
Washington Wizard's GM Tommy Sheppard appears to be handing the reigns of the Washington Wizards on the court leadership to Bradley Beal. Sheppard sees a more mature Beal now, and the (now Lakers) point guard Russell Westbrook appears to be the reason why.
With Rob Pelinka's customary preseason press availability, the question about what happened with fan favorite Alex Caruso inevitably came up. The words "aggressive attempt" being in quotation marks don't help with the quote's ambiguity.