There was so much hope for those movies. The anticipation was off the charts as fans from all over the globe were eagerly anticipating what kind of adventures were in store for the Lando, Han, Leia, Chewbacca and Luke.
The Lakers won every pre-season game, ending with a 114-113 win over the Phoenix Suns. Ofcourse, this is only the pre-season and it’s typically a time for coaches to experiment with different line-ups and get role players minutes in the rotation while their stars start to ease into the season again. Having said that, there’s a lot to be excited about.
The Lakers sat their starters for the second half of the game while the Suns stuck with their squad. Behind the efforts of THT and Kyle Kuzma, the bench rallied to drop 43 points to close out the game with a 112-107 win
Vogel tried out a few interesting things while LeBron and Anthony Davis rested.
For some reason, certain players have elevated their games in the Orlando bubble experience.
Energy continued to be an issue in this game. It’s hard to get amped for a comeback during the game when you’re used to having the crowd cheer you on and energize you.
Abysmal. Shockingly abysmal. What the hell is this effort you may ask? Great question, when you find and answer then let me know.
LeBron and Anthony Davis showed up tonight. As a result of this win, the Lakers clinched the #1 seed in the Western Conference for the first time since the 2009-2010 season(Kobe/Gasol era).
Lakers vs Raptors – 8/1/20 Game highlights – The Raptors exposed a problem early in the game by packing the paint and forcing Anthony Davis to try to score from the perimeter. This defensive effort from the Raptors also forced the rest of the Lakers to try to score from the 3-point territory. Shots weren’t falling, and when you live and die by the 3-ball, it wasn’t pretty to say the least.
I can remember a time long before Colin Kaepernick was a household name. Standing, sitting, or kneeling was not a partisan position