Kobe Bryant’s Lakers Are Playing With Fire: Seven Issues That Spell BIG Trouble

December 2nd, 2010 by rich fernandes Leave a reply »
The Los Angeles Lakers have just lost four straight games for the first time since April 2007 and this was supposed to be the most talented and deep Lakers team ever—but something is terribly wrong in Lakers Land because they seem to be falling apart.

Losing four straight games is certainly not the end of the world for the Lakers who, before this losing streak, were dominating with incredible ease. 

The Lakers' high flying games resemble the Harlem Globe Trotters' style of play where they run their opponents like cattle from one end of the court to the other—and as reflected by the almost always high scores, it was a marathon run.

The Lakers' defense has been lacking considerably. The concept of scoring more points than the enemy while letting them also score without impunity makes no sense.  What happened to the defensive strategies of boxing out, taking the charge and sticking with your man?

How long can these starting elite players, including Kobe, Pau, Artest and Odom, keep up this ridiculously fast paced game, game in and game out over the remainder of the NBA's grueling sc ...

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