Can the Lakers Overtake the Cavaliers as the NBA’s Best Team?

February 22nd, 2010 by Paul Peszko Leave a reply »

The Cavaliers have lost three straight.  The Lakers had won four straight before losing a one-point decision to the Celtics the other night.

Who can remember when the Cavaliers lost three straight regular season games?  And who can remember when the Lakers won four games in a row without Kobe Bryant?

In fact, who can remember when Kobe Bryant missed four games?  But all that should change this week as Bryant is expected to rejoin his teammates on the hardwood possibly in Memphis on Tuesday.

Will the complexion of the NBA standings change as well?

With a well-rested Kobe Bryant returning to the Lakers lineup for the first time since February 5th and the Cavaliers stumbling, will Bryant and the Lakers finally overtake the Cavaliers and once again hold the best record in the NBA and regain home court advantage throughout the playoffs?

Not only are the Cavaliers stumbling in the East, but the Lakers’ greatest rival in the West, the San Antonio Spurs, are having difficulties of their ...

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