The Lakers have officially finished their eight NBA bubble restart games, flashing signs of unrivaled dominance followed by moments of gaping vulnerability. So, what have we learned from their performance, or lack thereof, in the bubble, and how much did any of it even mean?
IT’S REALLY HAPPENING!! After four painfully slow months without basketball, the NBA is finally returning. As much as I enjoyed watching replays of Magic and Kareem dominate Larry Bird and the rest of the league on NBATV night after night, I can officially say I am beyond ready to get to watch LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers play live, meaningful basketball again. In case you weren’t already counting down the hours until the first official game, here are 17 reasons to be excited about Lakers basketball returning!