Lakers Win Leaves More Questions than Answers

Interesting article on the “bipolar” effect of this Lakers squad.

Bleacher Report: The story of the Lakers’ Western Conference Semifinal Series with the Houston Rockets was one of fast starts. The team that won the First Quarter won every game in this series.

The story, however, was anything but dramatic.

All but the first game were double-digit blowouts. One could have called it a comedy if one were following the travails of Ron Artest and Derek Fisher in a subplot that might be entitled, The Ejection Follies.

But it was no laughing matter to most Lakers fans. To them, the series felt more like a horror show as they likened the play of their favorites to “Jekyll and Hyde.”

But the main plot of this series was a mystery. A mystery that, despite its positive climax for the Lakers, leaves a lot of questions still to be answered.

How can the Lakers play so well at home and so awful on the road when they had the NBA’s best road record during the regular season?

How can a team at full strength like the Lakers have so much trouble with the Rockets who were without their star players, Yao Ming and Tracey McGrady along with Dikimbe Mutumbo?

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  • LakersFirst

    How can a mans fist (Ab4sure) get stuck in my ass hole?

  • Bizdady

    Meh I dont read any garbage from Bleacher Report. Bunch of fanboys drinkin haterade.

  • WifelovesLuke

    “How can the Lakers play so well at home and so awful on the road when they had the NBA’s best road record during the regular season?”

    Uh, didn’t the Lakers win game 3 on the road?

    Don’t listen to the rest of the so called experts. There are no questions. It was a seven game series and the Rockets played like professional ball players. That’s more than we can say about Detroit and Atlanta.

  • LakersFirst

    [Comment ID #71847 Will Be Quoted Here]

    I don’t know Fake LakersFirst, how can it?

    Be a man, if you have a problem with me, why do you impersonate, p*ssy f*ggot!