Top Five Problems the Los Angeles Lakers Have Come Playoff Time

April 10th, 2010 by Tristan Sather Leave a reply »
The Lakers have had a roller coaster year,with many ups and downs. The Lakers won eight out of their first ten games and Reggie Miller predicted them to go 72-10.

The Lakers haven't lived up to their expectations this year, as Kobe Bryant said, "Winning in June is the thing that will really judge are season." Which shows the Lakers are mentally prepared for the playoffs which is a promising sign.

1. Consistency

The Lakers are capable of beating any team in the NBA comfortably, they haven't shown signs of that as of late.

The Lakers haven't been able to play quality Basketball for 48 minutes this year, due to a undisciplined bench for example Shannon Brown and Jordan Farmar. Shannon isn't disciplined because he forces shots, having said that he plays good defense. Jordan Farmar is a very streaky shooter and is undisciplined, because he hogs the ball a little bit too much.


2. Determination 

The Lakers haven't been showing any determination in the last six games.

Every loss feels like they are thinking we will bounce back next game and play well when all the chips are on t ...

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