Liam_Gallagher wrote:Were the Lakers not organic last year? I thought they were a middle-of-the-pact team with aging role players/left-overs like Rondo, Howard, Green and Cousins.
Funny how the goal posts change so often.
Those players aren't the reason they aren't organic.
But to answer your question, no, the Lakers aren't organic and they haven't won an organic title since Magic. Not that that matters in the slightest. I'd take the Lakers' 6 titles since then over the Blazers 0 or the Warriors' 1 or whatever.
IgorK wrote:Define "organic".
Is signing free agents organic? Is trading for players organic? Is changing coaches organic? Are there degrees to everything?
In reality, nobody has the right to define this concept universally. We all have opinions about it and everybody is right and wrong at the same time.
Basically your best players need to have been drafted by your team (Without forcing their way to your team like John Elway to Denver or Eli Manning to the Giants) So the Warriors were organic for their first title only, the Spurs were organic also. The Mavs I guess were organic, though I think the only impact guy they drafted was Dirk but he was by far their best player, none of their other guys were highly coveted at that point.