Optimism Thread 2018/2019: Random Awesome Lakers News/Thoughts

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  1. gcclaker

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    Somewhere @pound4pound approves of this message... :) Anthony does not have the catchy phrases (Harlan I like) and does not get carried away. Yeah, I like his style.

    Our upcoming spate of games won't be easy but at least we have a full deck this time around... I expect them to be competitive as we were before the injuries and Caldwell-Pope's jail time.
     
  2. therealdeal

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    It didn't feel like he was pushing any agenda. Just felt like an objective observer.
     
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    That's one of my favorite things about Anthony - clear, intelligent and insightful reporting on the game itself. But not just no-nonsense, he's one of those guys that make you feel smarter just by listening to him rather than the usual hyperbole and dimwitted banter. He's on point and he elevates the dialogue without any fuss - just by simply speaking. So enjoyable. Worlds better than most national TV commentators and better than our guys as well. I really enjoyed his knowledge of our players and team, too. It was a pleasure. Rare!
     
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    ^Thank goodness the TNT crew did not sit in like they did the OKC game. If I wanted that I'd be at a bar instead.
     
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    great win. spurs are dangerous no matter who's in uniform, and it's really easy to overlook them when parker and leonard are sitting. the team needs to start winning "should-wins" as there are very few on the schedule when you're in the lakers' situation. hopefully, this is how things go to end the season.
     
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    That speed in particular the 1st half at times was spectacular. Playing at another level at times, so fun to watch.
     
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    Only 6 1/2 games out of the 8 seed.

    #Istillbelieve
     
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    Really? That's all? I'm not optimistic given our youth and playing in a much tougher conference but it is good to know. I wonder if Walton and co. ever bring that up? If not, they should.
     
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    The 8 game winning streak I predicted early in the year would sure help make up some ground.
     
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    Playoffs...
     
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    4 in a row is awesome! Yes, they were against bad teams but we leapfrogged some of those teams in the standings. Here's hoping for 5 against Memphis who is right there with us. I'm concerned about being able to win without Ingram though. He's very important to us.
     
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    The key to win against Memphis is to run!

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    If Ingram is out maybe we'll see Kuz gets some time at the 3.
     
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    currently 6th worst in the league. let's try to get this to 8 or 9 before the season's out.

    #babysteps
     
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    Just 2 games behind the 10th rank. That to me is a realistic goal in the next couple of weeks. Maybe even next week.

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    just waiting for the other teams to tank. We will get there
     
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    My optimism is the doom thread was still on the first page. 4 in a row baby.
     
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    That's...
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    ...wins in a row bay-bay!
     
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