Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Lakers are turning it on, but is it the right time?
By Billy Witz FOXSportsWest.com
LOS ANGELES — It's hard to erase the embarrassment in Cleveland, whitewash the Christmas Day debacle, or forget the days when the Lakers would rarely beat anybody that harbored any real ambitions.
But maybe it's time to slap a new label on everybody's favorite slackers.
How about Overachievers?
Don't look now, but the Lakers – at 53-20 after winning 15 times in 16 games since the All-Star break – are likely to surpass last year's win total of 57, and have a shot at finishing with the second-best record in basketball.
foxsportswest.com: Lakers Are Turning It On, But Is It Right Time?