Los Angeles Lakers: 12 Reasons The 3-Peat Is a Foregone Conclusion in 2010-11

Anyone who has been following the NBA recently knows that the Los Angeles Lakers have been off to a great start in this young season thus far.

As one of the top franchises in professional sports, the Lakers organization sets forth a winning mentality each year. And any team with Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol and Coach Phil Jackson is going to be expected to play for a championship.

The past two years has seen the Los Angeles Lakers win back-to-back titles. This year, Phil Jackson has the opportunity to earn an unprecedented fourth three-peat, including his second in 12 years with LA.

The bad news for the rest of the league is that the Lakers have returned much improved this year. Barring any doomsday scenarios occurring, it seems as if the Lakers are nearly guaranteed to bring home another Larry O’Brien trophy next June.

The following pages detail the reasons why the Lakers will earn its 17th championship this season.

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