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Letters: Should the Lakers try to win?

Letters: Should the Lakers try to win?

I'm with Byron Scott, the idea the Lakers should tank is a lot of ignorant hooey. First, the Lakers have done well finding good picks deeper in the draft. Second, when a team wins, other players in the league take notice. If the Lakers start winning more games, especially this team so decimated by injuries, it makes them more appealing to potential free agents. As Scott has pointed out, it sets a tone, a winning attitude. Nobody wants to play for a team that believes it can't win. It should be noted, Kyrie Irving didn't turn Cleveland into an instant winner. It wasn't until LeBron James returned and Kevin Love signed on that Cleveland became a contender and still...

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