Did We Expect Too Much From The Lakers?

March 28th, 2010 by Harrison Moore Leave a reply »

This team was supposed to be invincible.

There was talk of a 70-win season, another potential three-peat, another MVP award for Kobe Bryant, or at the very least, a return to their 2009 Championship form.

However, through their numerous failures throughout the season, the Lakers quieted that chatter long ago.

The savage stomping they received by the Nuggets in their first matchup of the season, the Christmas day massacre they suffered at the hands of LeBron James and the Cavaliers, and most recently, the abhorrent game they played in Oklahoma City are all definitive signs that these Lakers are nowhere near the behemoths they were expected to be.

As if those games weren’t example enough, they had already exceeded last year’s loss total weeks ago.

To be fair, the Lakers have been faced with injury problems they didn&rs ...

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