Los Angeles Lakers Must Solve Their Depth Dilemma

Posted: 26th December 2009 by Josh Hoffman in NBA
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With a combined 10 titles, 15 all-star selections and numerous all-NBA nominations, the Los Angeles LakersÆ starting five is without question the most lethal lineup in the NBA. But when the second unit is called upon to supplant the starters, you might as well have your stress ball in-hand. On FridayÆs Christmas Day collapse, L.A.Æs bench was the subject of scrutiny yet againù and for good reason. The Cavalier reserves outscored those of the Lakers, 31-17, including 19-2 in the first half. Truth be told, L.A.Æs bench has been outscored 184-96 in five losses this season. The LakersÆ bench, however, is not their problem. Instead, L.A.Æs problem is the inability to find a viable medium between a near-flawless starting five and a subpar supporting cast. For one, it is simply unrealistic ...

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