January Presents Challenges Aplenty for the Lakers

Posted: 4th January 2010 by Andrew Ungvari in NBA
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The Lakers are 27-6 and owners of the NBA's best record. Much of that has to do with a home-heavy schedule, which saw the Lakers play 22 of their first 33 games at home. After a 12-2 November, the Lakers followed that up with an equally impressive 12-3 record in December. So far the Lakers are undefeated in 2010 thanks to victories against the Sacramento Kings and Sunday night's drubbing of the Dallas Mavericks. But after Tuesday night's meeting with the Houston Rockets, the Lakers have a stretch that sees them playing 12 of their next 15 games on the road. Considering the Lakers finished with the league's best road record last season (29-12), there isn't any reason to be overly concerned. But with their unimpressive defense of late (Sunday's game notwithstanding), Kobe's finger issues, an ...

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