The Golden State Warriors are 16-0 and coming off an NBA championship. The Lakers are not.
So Coach Byron Scott gladly ran with a question about the old days — would the "Showtime" Lakers beat the present-day Warriors?
"In a seven-game series? Absolutely!" Scott said Tuesday.
He wouldn't, though, commit to the present-day Lakers beating Golden State, saying, "They would probably win that series right now. Let's just say that."
In fact, the Warriors bludgeoned the Lakers, 111-77, on Tuesday to set the record for best start to an NBA season.
Beforehand, Scott willingly looked in-depth at the fantasy of the...