Uncontested Shots: Are The Lakers Just Now Rounding Into Form?

March 25th, 2010 by Andrew Ungvari Leave a reply »
The Los Angeles Lakers' victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night was one of only a handful of games this season Lakers fans could really savor and feel good about.

The win was one of those games that the Lakers needed to remind themselves as well as their fans of how good they can be when they commit to playing team defense, knock down their open three-pointers, and get contributions from their bench.

You'd think that a team with 53 wins would at least provide it's fans with 20-25 wins that would allow them to puff out their chests and brag about this team's chances of defending it's title but that hasn't really happened.

At least not yet.

How many really impressive wins could you list off the top of your head? I can think of the Dallas game in early January, the win in Boston, the win a few weeks back in Phoenix, and the three wins in a row against Portland, San Antonio, and Utah without Kobe before the All-Star Break.

That's seven total victories including Wednesday night's game in San Antonio. And even that game looked bleak at times in the first half when George Hill was having his way with them.

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