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Posted July 10, 2013 - 01:44 PM


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#162 MDI

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Posted July 10, 2013 - 06:17 PM

Just look at the roster and the free agents we're considering....no notable defensive players, our only reliable 2 way player is coming off a big injury, rest of the roster cant play a lick of D or reliable on offense for long stretches. We're easily one of the worst defensive teams in the league, as currently constructed.  Fun names and good sentiments but tank written all over it


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Posted July 10, 2013 - 07:51 PM

Dave McMenamin: Kobe on the Lakers team needs: "Length, speed was an issue for us. Being able to cover ground." Twitter @mcten


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Posted July 12, 2013 - 11:15 AM

The 2011 NBA lockout screwed up the Lakers, other 29 owners whine and moaned and came up with a system that penalized the Lakers the most with the current roster and made sure they dont rebuild quickly and also eliminated any advantage we had...it pretty much evened the field.

And even when we still played by the new rules we still got screwed

Jim Buss on the fly acquired Dwight and Nash, two all stars when we were supposed to dead in the waters until 2014. At least we had 1 year of potential. SMDH at all this Jim Buss hate

 

Our franchise is in good hands. Just some uneventful things have happened ugh


Edited by MDI, July 12, 2013 - 11:15 AM.

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Posted July 12, 2013 - 11:20 AM

The 2011 NBA lockout screwed up the Lakers, other 29 owners whine and moaned and came up with a system that penalized the Lakers the most with the current roster and made sure they dont rebuild quickly and also eliminated any advantage we had...it pretty much evened the field.

And even when we still played by the new rules we still got screwed

Jim Buss on the fly acquired Dwight and Nash, two all stars when we were supposed to dead in the waters until 2014. At least we had 1 year of potential. SMDH at all this Jim Buss hate

 

Our franchise is in good hands. Just some uneventful things have happened ugh

 

I agree, the Lakers front office did everything they possibly could have but the new established CBA was a blade to the throat.  Not counting the VETO of CP3...  The fact that we are in a position to rebuild this quicly next year possibly through free agency is actually a miracle and a great move by the front office.  Mitch and Jim should be getting much more credit.  The fact that Dwight left and this season was a disaster is simply due to misfortune as well as injuries.


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Posted July 12, 2013 - 04:47 PM

CP3+D'Antoni = Early playoff exit


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Posted July 18, 2013 - 04:52 PM

Buss said Howard's decision will not set the Lakers back for long and the focus has quickly shifted toward making a big splash in free agency next summer.

 

"When we traded for him, we basically knew we were renting him for a year," Buss said. "We were prepared. [Lakers general manager] Mitch [Kupchak] and I, we had quite a few meetings. If he leaves, this is what's going to happen, this is what we're going to do, and if he stays, this is what's going to happen, this is what we're going to do. It's not like I didn't want him to stay, but we were very prepared, so it wasn't a shock to our system or the Lakers' fans or the Lakers' organization that if he left, he would put us in a bad spot. We were OK either way, because we prepared for it."


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