It’s a white board that hangs on the wall at the Lakers’ practice facility in El Segundo, dressed in Lakers colors. Yellow-striped with a Lakers logo and the words “Los Angeles Lakers Winners Board” in purple block letters at the top.
The name atop the list isn’t a name at all. It just says, “Queensbridge” — a nod to Metta World Peace, who grew up in Queens, N.Y.
“For me, it gives me a gauge on what I can still do and stuff,” World Peace said. “I’m always interested from hearing people talk about what somebody can and what they can’t do. For me, it gets me engaged just to see where I’m at.”
The winners board tracks wins in practice during drills and...