WMC 12/13: Mercy kill. (0-4)

Re: WMC 12/13: Kobe's not an MVP? Yea Right (32-31)

Postby The Rock on Sat Mar 09, 2013 7:41 pm

We really need big games from Nash, MWP and Clark they're gonna be left open with 2-3 guys hanging on Kobe and Dwight. Thibs is gonna make someone else beat them. Role players need to step up. Dwight vs Noah should be a great matchup, great test
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Re: WMC 12/13: Kobe's not an MVP? Yea Right (32-31)

Postby The Rock on Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:03 am

We haven't beaten the Bulls since NOV 2010 I hate losing to this team, must win game today!!!!
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Re: WMC 12/13: Kobe's not an MVP? Yea Right (32-31)

Postby RushDelivery on Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:12 am

My complaint: Utah won the season series so the Lakers are still technically a game behind them. Every game remains extremely important, but if the Lakers play against the Bulls today the same way they played in their last two games, then I don't think the outcome will be a win.

The Lakers need to start strong and play a full 48 min. No slacking off, no getting into a huge hole early on, just play hard and please play a little defense.

Also, Kobe has been playing out of mind lately :jam2:
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Re: WMC 12/13: Kobe's not an MVP? Yea Right (32-31)

Postby The Rock on Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:19 am

No Rip Hamilton and Hinrich today, gotta take advantage
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Re: WMC 12/13: Kobe's not an MVP? Yea Right (32-31)

Postby denimPortugal on Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:33 am

The Rock wrote:We haven't beaten the Bulls since NOV 2010 I hate losing to this team, must win game today!!!!


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Re: WMC 12/13: Kobe's not an MVP? Yea Right (32-31)

Postby Lakerjones on Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:54 am

The Rock wrote:No Rip Hamilton and Hinrich today, gotta take advantage


We really need to give this game our all. We need this win badly. No Hinrich is good because he did a great job on Nash last time we played them. Got to get past Utah and make up some ground on Hou and GS before we have to go back on the road. Have to win these home games even against a tough playoff team like Da Bulls.
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Re: WMC 12/13: Kobe's not an MVP? Yea Right (32-31)

Postby davriver290 on Sun Mar 10, 2013 3:03 pm

8th seed.... Not a bad game. Solid win. Bulls are not an easy team... They are a very capable team. Now lets continue this streak...
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Re: WMC 12/13: Kobe's not an MVP? Yea Right (32-31)

Postby FabFourLakers on Sun Mar 10, 2013 3:26 pm

My only complaint is MWP missing so many 3s...and our team in general missing wide open 3s....but other than that....great game against a very tough Chicago Bulls team.
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Re: WMC 12/13: Kobe's not an MVP? Yea Right (32-31)

Postby JoelMyersScrotalSack on Sun Mar 10, 2013 3:35 pm

40 minutes for Kobe today :disagree:
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Re: WMC 12/13: Kobe's not an MVP? Yea Right (32-31)

Postby Jazzygirl205 on Sun Mar 10, 2013 3:42 pm

I fell asleep as soon as the game went off lol, long night before hand. I can't bash them too much because the Bulls are a tough cookie and they beat them fairly well. But the shooting needs to be a bit better. Dwight played well though.
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Re: WMC 12/13: Kobe's not an MVP? Yea Right (32-31)

Postby kenzo on Sun Mar 10, 2013 3:50 pm

JoelMyersScrotalSack wrote:40 minutes for Kobe today :disagree:

This. Dude must be on PED's :man9:
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Re: WMC 12/13: Kobe's not an MVP? Yea Right (32-31)

Postby Herm24 on Sun Mar 10, 2013 3:57 pm

Hopefully the playoff seedings go like this:

1st Round
1) OKC vs 8) HOU .. Winner: OKC
4) LAC vs 5) DEN .. Winner: LAC
3) MEM vs 6) GSW .. Winner: MEM
2) SAS vs 7) LAL .. Winner: LAL

2nd Round
1) OKC vs 4) LAC

Winner: LAC

3) MEM vs 7) LAL

Winner: LAL

3rd Round
4) LAC vs 7) LAL

Winner: LOS ANGELES LAKERS
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Re: WMC 12/13: Kobe's not an MVP? Yea Right (32-31)

Postby dwighthowardsdad on Sun Mar 10, 2013 5:02 pm

Our starting SF & PF are really struggling with their shot right now. This is not good. Teams are going to continue to leave them open and they have to hit those open shots. 5-26 from is atrocious. Earl and Metta were a combined 1-11 in this department...
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Re: WMC 12/13: Finally in playoff spot (33-31)

Postby Lakerjones on Sun Mar 10, 2013 5:54 pm

Very business-like win today. I was happy with the effort and the grit. We shot too many threes IMO since we weren't making any (20% on the day), which had D' Antoni written all over it, but we played smart down the stretch and put them away. We're in the 8th spot, and that's awesome!! :jam2:
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Re: WMC 12/13: Finally in playoff spot (33-31)

Postby Rooscooter on Sun Mar 10, 2013 8:38 pm

We could have very easily died by the 3 today. Luckily Chi was banged up and even the guys on the floor were off.

Our defense we decent and the effort was fairly consistent all day. There were quite a few open looks that Chi just missed and Noah nearly played Howard even.

40 minutes for Kobe isn't great and only 50% as a team from the line is horrendous.... even for us...

Howard missed all 5 free throws....
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Re: WMC 12/13: Finally in playoff spot (33-31)

Postby FabFourLakers on Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:12 pm

Rooscooter wrote:We could have very easily died by the 3 today. Luckily Chi was banged up and even the guys on the floor were off.

Our defense we decent and the effort was fairly consistent all day. There were quite a few open looks that Chi just missed and Noah nearly played Howard even.

40 minutes for Kobe isn't great and only 50% as a team from the line is horrendous.... even for us...

Howard missed all 5 free throws....



The Lakers missed at least 15 open 3s....like 6 of them were from MWP....
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Re: WMC 12/13: Finally in playoff spot (33-31)

Postby LakerFanIam on Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:59 pm

Metta needs to find his shot.. he's playing really good D, but is a total liability on offense.
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Re: WMC 12/13: Finally in playoff spot (33-31)

Postby Ariza3 on Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:09 pm

im glad metta realized his 3 was off and took a step inside in which he drilled them also attacking the rim and finishing with the left hand of the law.
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Re: WMC 12/13: Finally in playoff spot (33-31)

Postby khmrP on Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:44 pm

WMC- inconsistent shooters, Meeks could hit 10 of em in a blow out same with Blake but if we really needed them to hit their shots during close games, more often then not they dont come through.
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Re: WMC 12/13: Finally in playoff spot (33-31)

Postby charvin on Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:44 pm

Lucky that Chicago was offensively-challenged today.
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Re: WMC 12/13: Finally in playoff spot (33-31)

Postby Forward Three on Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:09 pm

WMC: Even with the Lakers playoffs hopes actually starting to look realistic again, the team still hasn't really improved enough to where I really feel at all confident that they'll do much in the playoffs to begin with. Most of the same terrible, horrific, insultingly bad tendencies are still present, they've just done a somewhat better job of covering them up, but underlying it's hard to see how this team has really gotten much better, they are still liable on any given night to have defense breakdowns that allow the opposition to score 10-15 uncontested points in a row(and within 2 minutes or so) they are still liable to have stretches where they turn the ball over on consecutive possessions or 5-10 times in a half/quarter. They are still liable to have streaky and inconsistent shooters and wind up in positions where they are scrambling from behind to win a game.
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Re: WMC 12/13: Finally in playoff spot (33-31)

Postby The Rock on Mon Mar 11, 2013 12:10 am

We look like the 2008 version of the team, Kobe/Gasol pick and roll up top and shooters to spread the floor...I wonder this lineup would look would Pau in there instead of Dwight who shoot that little 12 footer... it would be like bringing back 2008 style ball where Kobe and Pau were killin people with that play uptop
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Re: WMC 12/13: Finally in playoff spot (33-31)

Postby V.V.V.V.V. on Mon Mar 11, 2013 12:20 am

We get a healthy Pau back in a few weeks, and we'll be a pretty good team for an 8th seed.
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Re: WMC 12/13: Kobe's not an MVP? Yea Right (32-31)

Postby odom1year on Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:46 am

JoelMyersScrotalSack wrote:40 minutes for Kobe today :disagree:


1. MDA is no Phil, he does not have enough patience for the team recovering themselves.
2. Our record sucks. We do not have any quota to lose at this moment. Every single game is a playoffs game.
3. Kobe loves to play. Hopefully, he keeps doing right things on the court. Bulls game was a good example.
4. Lakers fans will kick Jim Buss's [Swearing is not permitted at Clublakers. You must edit this post prior to submitting.] if Kobe staying 20 mins in the bench.
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Re: WMC 12/13: Kobe's not an MVP? Yea Right (32-31)

Postby odom1year on Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:53 am

FabFourLakers wrote:My only complaint is MWP missing so many 3s...and our team in general missing wide open 3s....but other than that....great game against a very tough Chicago Bulls team.


That's why he was moved to bench before. But we have to reply on his defense. Just hope he can play smarter in offense and take less shots. But if I'm an opponent, I will offer more help to guard Kobe and leave MWP wide open anyway.
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