I wasn't replying to you.
Probably the best way to reply to anything I say...with irrelevant information.
Kobe was never too old. Pau didn't play soft last season, not for most of the year. When Drew isn't injured, he's not brittle. Artest chucks, but he played excellent defense...and this season, his defensive rating is worse than Shannon Brown's, and even Luke Walton's.
So...I don't know what else to tell you. This season is showing struggle...much, much more than it did last year. Our defense is much worse. If we don't have home court advantage in the playoffs, it's going to be an even bigger struggle (obviously), and I would HATE to have to play the Mavs, Spurs AND our Finals opponent without HCA.
If history repeats itself (as you say), we lose without HCA.
I agree with you. Kobe wasn't too old and Pau wasn't soft and the rest. The same thing was said last year by alot of fans. They should panic in April if necessary but not now. Fans panicked against the thunder and celtics. Why start so early this year because not much has changed?