Why It Is Destiny for the Los Angeles Lakers to Win the Title

May 8th, 2012 by Rahul D Leave a reply »
May 8th, 2011
They chewed us up, they spit us out.
Like we were nothing in their mouth.
A broken heart, a broken team.
Broken players, a broken dream.
No word was said, a silent vow.
We loved you then, we love you now.

Dallas Mavericks 122 Los Angeles Lakers 86.

I have never felt prouder to be a Lakers fan. Even as the tears of frustration and regret came, I knew that no other team could have drawn such emotion from.
Things got worse. One of our best players was traded away. Our coach retired. Our endeavor to improve our team was wrongfully struck down by dark forces conspiring against us.
We loved you then, we love you now.
The adversity we faced was comparatively greater than any other team in the league.
We went from from perennial contenders and two-time defending champions to apparently not even being the best team in our own city.
We waited silently. This was the true test of loyalty, was it not? The front-running liars would drop out now. He who only wanted to support a winning team would leave the fold.

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