The Los Angeles Lakers are 2020 NBA Champions

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Re: The Los Angeles Lakers are 2020 NBA Champions 

Post#381 » by Dr Aki » Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:45 am

LAKESHOW wrote:Wow, Jackie McMullen. I always liked her articles and stuff. But hey, she Hatin big time. Oddly though, the Old Man Ryan always gave props to the Lakers, and has even said, The Lakers have been the best for decades, and have been Far more relevant and better than the Celtics. And it's not even close.


she's just as big a celtics homer as bill simmons and doesn't hide it either
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Re: The Los Angeles Lakers are 2020 NBA Champions 

Post#382 » by Optms » Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:12 am

KyRo23 wrote:How far into next season before the "LeBron has hit his cliff" takes? We always see them very early, people calling him slow and noticeably declined for the past 5 or so years. Then we have the people saying he is the best player in the playoffs still. Will this happen again or have people learned?


First 5 games of the preseason. We'll be hearing it non stop until he eventually is back in the MVP race yet again.
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Re: The Los Angeles Lakers are 2020 NBA Champions 

Post#383 » by RoundMoundOfReb » Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:25 am

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LAKESHOW wrote:Wow, Jackie McMullen. I always liked her articles and stuff. But hey, she Hatin big time. Oddly though, the Old Man Ryan always gave props to the Lakers, and has even said, The Lakers have been the best for decades, and have been Far more relevant and better than the Celtics. And it's not even close.


she's just as big a celtics homer as bill simmons and doesn't hide it either


At least Bill is an open Celtic fan. He doesn't try to hide it. Isn't Jackie supposed to be a reporter. Chris Mannix is another guy I generally like but when it comes it to the Celtics is a big time shill.
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Re: The Los Angeles Lakers are 2020 NBA Champions 

Post#384 » by Lost Angel » Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:26 am

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Run DLC wrote:I hope it’s Lakers vs Celtics in the finals next season. I don’t see a bigger storyline when you combined both franchises history and the race to be the first team to win #18. Year #18 LeBron winning the Lakers their 18th championship would be an epic storyline.

doesn't matter to bos fans, they only recognizing LA 12


telling them to compare titles in the last 50 years is a good way to shut them up

Don’t care about their titles when there were only 10-11 teams in the league
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Re: The Los Angeles Lakers are 2020 NBA Champions 

Post#385 » by NPZ » Thu Oct 15, 2020 2:56 pm

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NoZoLakers wrote:
Run DLC wrote:I hope it’s Lakers vs Celtics in the finals next season. I don’t see a bigger storyline when you combined both franchises history and the race to be the first team to win #18. Year #18 LeBron winning the Lakers their 18th championship would be an epic storyline.

doesn't matter to bos fans, they only recognizing LA 12


telling them to compare titles in the last 50 years is a good way to shut them up

Don’t care about their titles when there were only 10-11 teams in the league


Ummmm, Celt fans, let's talk about our title counts from 70 onward. Are we gonna pretend that this, that and the other? Ummm.
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Re: The Los Angeles Lakers are 2020 NBA Champions 

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Re: The Los Angeles Lakers are 2020 NBA Champions 

Post#388 » by bellabiyel » Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:16 am

ItsDanger wrote:Paper Lakers:

https://nba.nbcsports.com/2020/09/30/lakers-have-historically-easy-path-to-championship/

So, I created Postseason Strength of Schedule Score (PSSS) for title teams since 1984.

For each championship team, I multiplied the margin of their top opponent by four, the margin of their second-best opponent by three, the margin of their third-best opponent by two and the margin of their worst opponent by one then added the totals. (There is room to quibble with the ratios. I chose this for simplicity.)

The higher the PSSS, the more difficult the schedule.

The 2020 Lakers would have the lowest PSSS (23.7), narrowly behind the 1987 Lakers (23.9) but way below everyone else.


lakers are not supposed to be the champ and some even not pit them in their playoff list based on the offseason and firsthalf of the season.even in the bubble no one pick them before the PO ..and now paper lakers:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post#389 » by Pharmcat » Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:34 pm



this aged like fine wine

anyone know where I can get hit of that paramedic :lol:
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Post#390 » by Frank Dux » Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:43 pm

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Re: The Los Angeles Lakers are 2020 NBA Champions 

Post#391 » by Kilroy » Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:57 pm

Going to put this up here because it's kind of a cool story and the most LA thing ever.... Figure fans outside LA might like...

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/nba/anthony-davis-celebrates-lakers-title-with-trip-to-north-hollywood-taco-truck/ar-BB1a46J4?li=BBnbfcL

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Re: The Los Angeles Lakers are 2020 NBA Champions 

Post#392 » by xb3at band1tx » Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:53 pm

Still nuts to me Anthony Davis averaged 25/10 on 50/40/90 shooting lol
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Post#393 » by TheDiesel36 » Fri Oct 16, 2020 10:24 pm

How tf this guy does it, he looks much better than in 14-15 when he was 30.. If you give him room to elevate he still gets up as high as he did in Miami, thats just crazy.. Plus the new game has been his friend more than anyone elses, pristine spacing and he is the biggest or second biggest guy on the floor so nobody can really stop his drives.
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Post#394 » by ash_k » Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:21 pm

xb3at band1tx wrote:Still nuts to me Anthony Davis averaged 25/10 on 50/40/90 shooting lol

it has been shared (PER avg of all time)
1. GOAT 27.91
2. LeBron James 27.49
3. Anthony Davis 27.42
4. Shaquille O'Neal* 26.43
17. Stephen Curry 23.83
26. Kobe Bryant* 22.90

Now add another title on top of that then AD will be fully considered an All-time great!
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Re: The Los Angeles Lakers are 2020 NBA Champions 

Post#395 » by cycl0nus » Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:36 pm

NoZoLakers wrote:
Run DLC wrote:I hope it’s Lakers vs Celtics in the finals next season. I don’t see a bigger storyline when you combined both franchises history and the race to be the first team to win #18. Year #18 LeBron winning the Lakers their 18th championship would be an epic storyline.

doesn't matter to bos fans, they only recognizing LA 12



and we only recognize the boston's 1.. as all their other titles occurred during PEACH BASKET ERA
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Post#396 » by jason bourne » Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:23 am

ash_k wrote:
xb3at band1tx wrote:Still nuts to me Anthony Davis averaged 25/10 on 50/40/90 shooting lol

it has been shared (PER avg of all time)
1. GOAT 27.91
2. LeBron James 27.49
3. Anthony Davis 27.42
4. Shaquille O'Neal* 26.43
17. Stephen Curry 23.83
26. Kobe Bryant* 22.90

Now add another title on top of that then AD will be fully considered an All-time great!


Jeez, LeBron >>>>>> Kobe, Shaq, and more now :lol: .

I like to go by win shares and for playoffs, it's LeBron.

1. LeBron James 55.27
2. Michael Jordan* 39.76
3. Tim Duncan* 37.84
4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 35.56
5. Magic Johnson* 32.63
6. Wilt Chamberlain* 31.46
7. Shaquille O'Neal* 31.08
8. Kobe Bryant* 28.26
9. Bill Russell* 27.76
10. Julius Erving* 26.89
11. Jerry West* 26.75
12. Larry Bird* 24.83
13. Scottie Pippen* 23.58
14. Dirk Nowitzki 23.13
15. Kevin Durant 23.09
16. Karl Malone* 22.99
17. Hakeem Olajuwon* 22.60
18. Dwyane Wade 21.63
19. John Stockton* 21.35
20. Manu Ginóbili 20.76

https://www.basketball-reference.com/leaders/ws_career_p.html
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Re: The Los Angeles Lakers are 2020 NBA Champions 

Post#397 » by jason bourne » Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:27 am

n/m
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Post#399 » by Ballerhogger » Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:20 am

12:17 when AD made that 3 pointer that was best play
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Post#400 » by Ugly Duckling » Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:20 am

One more ring and LeBron will finally catch up to Rodman
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