L.A. Lakers: 82-0 Is Not Reality, but How Good Can The Lakers Really Be?

November 9th, 2010 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
The Los Angeles Lakers will not finish the regular season 82-0.

It's unfathomable to think a team could maintain the focus, composure and dedication needed during such a long period of time, and that's not even counting the things that are totally out of your control.

God would have to show extreme favor towards an 82-0 team, because every single break would have to fall your way, including the ability to avoid crippling elements such as injuries and turmoil.

Maybe not impossible, but it's as close as you can get to it.

The next obvious question would be is there a chance that this Lakers team could possibly match Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls' record of 72-10?

Again, it's not likely.

Jordan's Bulls were without question the most dominant team of that era, and although there were other strong NBA teams, parity was not as much of a factor then.

Few people could foresee the 1995-96 Bulls reaching 72 wins, but during that time they were really the only team equipped to do it.

This season, some observers predicted the Miami Heat could possibly reach the 70-win plateau, and although teams li ...

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