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What if the Lakers' super-mega line-up fails?


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#21 alec613

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Posted August 11, 2012 - 09:52 PM

Too early to think about titles. Need to worry about chemistry first.

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Posted August 11, 2012 - 09:52 PM

too big to fail
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#23 El Diablo

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Posted August 11, 2012 - 10:06 PM

Well I never thought of it as a given that we'll win.

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#24 bigfetz

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Posted August 11, 2012 - 10:12 PM

Well were defiantly making the playoffs so right now we really are gunning for the best record in the west or at least 2nd. After that we just have to hope. Thing is howard has allot of playoffs experience. He did get to the championship too against us so we have the skill and the experience everywhere.

We put up the best percentage chance of winning the title and thats the only thing you can do. Theres no for sure things.

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Posted August 11, 2012 - 10:30 PM

People keep using the Heat as an example but this years Lakers are going to be different than the Heat that lost in their first season.

The difference is this team has NBA champions in Kobe & Gasol and an NBA veteran in Steve Nash who has been through battles in the NBA.

The Heat consisted of Wade, who was a one time champion, Bosh who played for the Raptors and didn't know what it took to win and Lebron who had consistently failed numerous times when it counted.

This team will be ready. Chemistry will need to develop, but there's enough veteran presence to get that chemistry issue out of the way and quickly.

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Posted August 11, 2012 - 10:32 PM

People keep using the Heat as an example but this years Lakers are going to be different than the Heat that lost in their first season.

The difference is this team has NBA champions in Kobe & Gasol and an NBA veteran in Steve Nash who has been through battles in the NBA.

The Heat consisted of Wade, who was a one time champion, Bosh who played for the Raptors and didn't know what it took to win and Lebron who had consistently failed numerous times when it counted.

This team will be ready. Chemistry will need to develop, but there's enough veteran presence to get that chemistry issue out of the way and quickly.

Exactly except for wade all of them were used to losing, especially lebron. It can be hard to get that out of your head.

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Posted August 11, 2012 - 10:54 PM

There's a bigger differences between this team and the Heat too.

One giant one is that none of the players the Lakers have occupy the same space on the court as Miami's big 3 do. LeBron, Wade and Bosh often run into the same lanes and to the same spots during games. This Laker team has 5 people all occupying different parts of the court and different elements of the game. That alone will help them mesh far quicker and easier.

Dwight in the paint, Pau on the elbows and a foot or so out, Kobe slashing, Artest roaming from low block to the arc and Nash probing and circling the arc. This team,once they get used to each other, will be virtually impossible to stop. it's once again all up to them as to how much or how badly they want to win.

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Posted August 11, 2012 - 10:57 PM

Kobe slashing?

Here's hoping
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#29 fido

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Posted August 11, 2012 - 11:02 PM

Kobe's game will open up immensely now.

No longer does he have to be in a position to bail the team out on every position, no longer does he have to initiate plays, no longer does he have to carry the weight of the entire offense and defense on his shoulders.

Kobe will be free to be a type of player we haven't seen, even while Shaq was here.

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Posted August 11, 2012 - 11:13 PM

He doesn't have to carry the team and he doesn't have to shoot a billion times a game, and here's hoping he plays like he can and should. Even in the Olympics with all those elite players he's been isoing more than the rest of the team and shooting more bad shots than he should
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Posted August 12, 2012 - 03:23 AM

It will be amazing :)

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#32 Cj2008nw

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Posted January 15, 2013 - 05:35 PM

Manaro saw the future

#33 Rad

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Posted January 15, 2013 - 06:04 PM

What if you hadn't made this thread?


He already has made 3 other threads pretty much asking the same thing.

#34 Massacre

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Posted January 15, 2013 - 07:08 PM

Stop bumping threads. It's annoying.
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#35 Cowboys&LakersFan

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Posted January 15, 2013 - 07:12 PM

Stop bumping threads. It's annoying.


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#36 West Coast

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Posted January 15, 2013 - 08:42 PM

This is getting ridiculous. From now on unnecessary bumps will be getting warning points.

#37 gque24

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Posted January 16, 2013 - 06:28 AM

W t F is our supermega lineup? Its Kobe & D12! every1 else is a filler or past "big name". we dont have 3 players in their prime like OKC & MIA. Not the same.
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#38 manaro90

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Posted January 16, 2013 - 07:09 AM

WTF? I didnt do this thread a 2nd time..THIS WAS THE FIRST AND PRIMARY THREAD AND I PREDICTED THE FUTURE LOL!

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Posted January 16, 2013 - 08:08 AM

We failed already we just need to rise up

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#40 manaro90

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Posted January 16, 2013 - 08:41 AM

:D

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"Night gathers, and now my watch begins. It shall not end until my death. I shall take no wife, hold no lands, father no children. I shall wear no crowns and win no glory. I shall live and die at my post. I am the sword in the darkness. I am the watcher on the walls. I am the shield that guards the realms of men. I pledge my life and honor to the Night's Watch, for this night and all the nights to come."





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