Originally Posted by Cowboys&LakersFan
Well the Lakers didn't win, but OKC is a damn good team and nearly unbeatable in that crazy atmosphere at home. The Lakers did compete very well. Really wasn't expecting to win this game considering how depleted we were in the backcourt. When you're down to your third and fourth point guards and you face one of the best in the game in Russell Westbrook gonna be difficult to win. This kind of loss I don't mind. The losses that piss me off are the ones against those weaker teams like Orlando, an undermanned Dallas and Indiana team, Portland, Utah, and Sacremento.
I wasn't expecting to win this one either. If it wasn't for the ole' defense on Westbrook, we might have actually had a fighting chance. Duhon on Westbrook is commonly referred to in many circles as "highway robbery". Morris is serviceable but inconsistent, Blake has disappointed since becoming a Laker, and Nash brings nothing to the defensive side of the ball. In short, our front court defense is a marvel of epic failure. Getting Nash back will help create more consistency on the offensive side of the ball which will be great. We will have to become very good at outscoring opponents.
Gasoft needs to get with the program quickly or prepare to don a different color uniform. We need athleticism at that 4 position and if he can't bring it, get him out of LA.