Push For The Playoffs

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Can we do it?

  1. Nope too big of a hole

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  2. Yeah it's possible ... "Lightning in a Bottle"

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  1. SeasonVet24

    SeasonVet24 - Rookie -

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    Looking at the playoff picture atm, everyone above us are losing. IF we win tonight, there's a good chance we can go 4-0 on this road trip, especially with the Ginobili, Lamarcus, & Gasol are all out with injuries.

    We will be right back in the playoff contention. We also have 2 games remaining against the Nuggets, 1 against the Clippers. This will be interesting.
     
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  2. lakerjones

    lakerjones Moderator Staff Member

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    We need IT to go into MVP IT mode. Or at least 80% MVP mode. Maybe he'll step it up with Josh Hart out? Who are we subbing in for Hart BTW?
     
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    SportsNet interviewed Luke yesterday, and he said Ball and IT will play 30+ mins to cover for Hart missing.
     
  4. Battle Tested20

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    Good.

    At any one time Lonzo, Ingram, or Randle need to be on the court.
     
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    lakerjones Moderator Staff Member

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    As long as Lonzo and IT are both healthy enough to do it. I don't want to risk further injury to either one of them over this. Bad time for that Corey Brewer buyout.
     
  6. LTLakerFan

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    We could activate Deng :Kobeheadbob:
     
  8. LTLakerFan

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    Lets see how ready he has been staying and how professional. He's talked that good game ever since he got here. Of course to be fair he would have a ton of rust. (comments coming .... I can feel it)

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    Not happening though. A chance for them to look at T. Bryant though for some meaningful minutes. Should be worth something to have that.
     
  9. sirronstuff

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    but we're trying to win, so why would we do that?

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    We might not have BI but the Spurs are pretty banged up themselves.
     
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    There's no coming back from this unfortunately ....

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    Once @sirronstuff really gets into you it is over.
     
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    With Gasol & Lamarcus both out, I wouldn't be surprise if Julius drop 40 on them.
     
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    I know we wont make it but a great fantasy would be if we did do it on the last gm n we do so n force okc out the playoff...dream scenario lol
     
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    Activate or actually resuscitate Deng?

    CLEAR!!!

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    Even if the lakers can get a couple games from the 8th seed I think that sends a strong message to PG.
     
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    Why not ,I can dream right ?
     
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    Yes, we can...
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    We probably need to win as many games as I predicted (45) to make the playoffs.

    With 20 games remaining, that means we'd have to finish 17-3 at the very least.

    If we keep playing the way we've been playing, it's highly unlikely but not impossible.
     
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    Next two weeks are going to be pretty tough.

    Portland who are on a 6 game win streak and always play well against us.
    Orlando which we've lost to recently.
    Denver (twice) and they are fighting for a playoff spot.
    Cleveland, JC and Nance reunion and probably more Lebron/Ball whisper whisper.
    GSW away game on the second of a back to back.
    And Miami again, looking at you Winslow.
     
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    Yeah, not an easy stretch at all. All eyes will be on Ingram's MRI tomorrow. Really hoping we can have him back in at least a week if not sooner.
     
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