Home
NBA News: Phil Jackson Believes Lakers Can Make Post-Season Reviewed by Momizat on . The Los Angeles Lakers are currently 15-20 and if the playoffs started today, the team would be watching the postseason from home. No one expected the Lakers to The Los Angeles Lakers are currently 15-20 and if the playoffs started today, the team would be watching the postseason from home. No one expected the Lakers to Rating:
You Are Here: Home » News » NBA News: Phil Jackson Believes Lakers Can Make Post-Season

NBA News: Phil Jackson Believes Lakers Can Make Post-Season

The Los Angeles Lakers are currently 15-20 and if the playoffs started today, the team would be watching the postseason from home.

No one expected the Lakers to struggle to this extent before the season started and the chances of the team making the playoffs is slowing decreasing. Los Angeles needs to turn its season around very soon or else it will be on the outside looking in come April.

However, former Lakers coach Phil Jackson told the Mike Bresnahan of the L.A. Times that he still believes the Lakers can make the post-season. Even though Jackson is not with the Lakers on a daily basis, he still has faith that the team’s stars will be able to guide them to the post-season.

Jackson was once considered a coaching candidate for the Lakers, but the team decided to hire Mike D’Antoni instead at the last minute. So far, the Lakers have not played well under D’Antoni and if the Lakers miss the playoffs, many will look at their choice to reject Jackson as one of reasons for the Lakers’ struggles.

The Lakers will face off with the Oklahoma City Thunder Friday night, but they will have to play without Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol and Jordan Hill. Things certainly aren’t getting easier for the Lakers and they need to find a way to snap this five-game losing streak.

About The Author

Ramneet is a Senior Writer for Lakers Nation and has been contributing his thoughts on the Lakers and the NBA since 2010. Follow Ramneet on Twitter @Ramneet24.

Number of Entries : 1395
There are 4 comments

Contact Us | Privacy Policy | © 2014 Medium Large, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Medium Large, LLC - All data and information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. The views and opinions expressed on this website are those of the authors and do not reflect the views or opinions of the National Basketball Association (NBA), the Los Angeles Lakers, it's employees, or its’ affiliates. LakersNation.com is an independent fan site and not associated with or represent National Basketball Association or the Los Angeles Lakers. Furthermore, LakersNation.com makes no representations as to accuracy, suitability, or validity of any information on this website and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use. All information is provided on an as-is basis.

Scroll to top