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There's more to Lakers' sad story than is being told
There's more to Lakers' sad story than is being told

For much of our adult lives, the Lakers have been the toast of the town. That's why the anguish is so understandable now that they are merely toast. But in the midst of all the noise, have we not missed some of the more salient points? Are we so engrossed in our need for instant gratification that we cannot look beyond the most recent tweet? Even as we dissect everything about the Lakers as if they were biology-class frogs, aren't we getting off track a bit? There is no intention here of being an apologist. The Lakers are lousy. There is no hiding that. TV now runs graphics listing the handful of teams with the worst records in the NBA, and the Lakers are in there. It's...

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