We won 45 last year with Howard and Kobe playing 90% of the games. Howard's gone and Kobe will be gone for 1/3 of the season or so and probably limited for over 2/3 of it and some of you think we're going to get better?
Pau is a shell of what he was 4 years ago, Nash is 40 and breaking down and our bench isn't much better than last year. Antwan and MWP were replaced by Kaman, Young and Farmar. Not sure thats an upgrade in winning.... athleticism maybe but at least Antwan and MWP KNEW what to do out there most of the time.
I think if we are completely healthy AND Kobe can come back and average 22 or so we can win 40 to 42 games but looking at this realistically I think we'll see injuries to Nash and Pau off and on all season again and we'll be putting different line ups out there on a nightly basis depending on who's ready to go.
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