Los Angeles Lakers: Predicting How Kobe Bryant And Co. Will Fare in December

November 30th, 2010 by Pat Mixon Leave a reply »
The Los Angeles Lakers continue their march toward a three-peat NBA title in the month of December.

The Lakers opened the new season in November rolling to a 10-4 record (not counting tonight's game vs. Memphis) for the first full month of 2010-2011 season. The team was led by Pau Gasol, who played like he truly is one of the best players on the planet. 

November also saw superstar Kobe Bryant recover fully from offseason knee surgery. Shannon Brown came off the Lakers bench guns a blazing, proving his hard work over summer paid off, showing the world he is not only a great dunker, but also fabulous shooter.

Now, December looms—what new successes will arise for the Lakers? And, who will shine along with Kobe?

The journey to a three-peat NBA championship for the Lakers is less sprint and more “marathon,” as head coach Phil Jackson loves to point out. And, for this section of the race, the road begins to rise, a climb beginning. 

Besides the games, the other key thing that December should mean for Laker fans will be the return of a healthy Andrew Bynum, who is scheduled to come back mid-month. With ...

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