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Special Report: What the hell is wrong with the Lakers?

16 Dec

Lakers should try Jodie Meeks at the point. He would make a dangerous combo in the PnR. Could he hold his own on defense? As good as the rest of backcourt. I think?

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Usually I don’t write about any sport but Football. However the Lakers recent struggles warrant them at the very least a article on this site. They have the best Center in the league, they have Kobe Bryant, 5 time champion, numerous all star selections, 1 time MVP need I say more? Yet they are at a below average 9-14. In this Article I will break down the specific issues with this team. In no particular order.

1. Depth- Injuries happen, when two of your top 5 players get injured your obviously going to struggle. However two injuries shouldn’t leave a team reeling.  There is obviously a significant drop off at the Point Guard position. Chris Duhon just isn’t getting it done. 

2. Defense- The most pressing issue here, the Lakers defense is disgusting, it’s really bad. This would be fine if Mike D’Antoni was coaching the 2004-2005 Suns, but the…

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Meeks Helps Lakers End 4-Game Slump With 102-96 Win Over Last-Place Wizards

16 Dec

Lakers should try Jodie Meeks at the point. He would make a dangerous combo in the PnR. Could he hold his own on defense? As good as the rest of backcourt. I think?

CBS Los Angeles

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WASHINGTON (AP) Straining to work out the kinks in an offense coach Mike D’Antoni compared to dancing with two left feet, Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers even struggled to put away the Washington Wizards.

A night after joking about wanting to face the Washington Generals, the Harlem Globetrotters’ longtime foils, Bryant scored 30 points, and reserve Jodie Meeks added 24, helping the Lakers beat the Wizards 102-96 on Friday to end a four-game losing streak.

Slowed by foul trouble, Dwight Howard finished with 12 points and 14 rebounds, and the Lakers improved to 10-14.

Cartier Martin scored a season-high 21 points for Washington, which fell to an NBA-worst 3-17.

But the Wizards led by as many nine points in the first half and, after trailing by as many 16 in the second, closed to 92-89 on Nene’s free throws with 5 1/2…

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