2015 NBA Storylines – The Lake Show
The NBA 2015 season is officially in motion. Game one marks the start of the endless optimism fans have for their team. Regardless of roster, competition, coaching changes and injuries, the goal is to be champs. The Lakers have gone under construction and emerge this year with promise and intrigue. The comeback is on for Kobe, mind set unchanged and determine to reassert himself in the discussion for one of the top talents in the league.
As usual the competition is killin in the west. The Lakers are sitting at 2-9. No game in this league can be called an automatic win, unless it’s the warriors. But the next game against the winless 76ers should be a winnable game for the Lakers.
It’s disappointing to see the rookie D’Angelo Russell spending most of his time on the bench in the 4th quarter. Mistakes as a rookie are expected, but its up to the coach to correct them. Byron Scott has to give him the chance to pay through these struggles. Take a look at other draft standouts; they seem to be adapting well. Okafor and Towns are both averaging double figures. It comes down to having the opportunity to play and work through rookie mistakes
It’s still to early in the season to make any definitive predictions about any outcome. The only question is can the crack the top eight in the west?
Can the Lakers make the playoffs in the west?
Los Angeles Lakers: 24-58 (predictions for BDL)
Give the rookie some run
Stats on Jahlil Okafor | http://on.nba.com/1HYUarG
Stats on Karl – Anthony Towns | http://on.nba.com/1PONyNU