Los Angeles Lakers vs. Everyone Else

There is the Los Angeles Lakers, and then there is everyone else. The Miami Heat have gotten considerably stronger in a short period of time, but they haven't played a single minute together on the court. Orlando will always be tough as long as they have Dwight Howard, but sometimes they have too much three-point fever. Boston is definitely a threat, but can they go through a season without age and injury going against them? The Western Conference has gotten weaker and in the upcoming season, there seems to be no true threat from blocking LA's path to a fourth straight NBA finals appearance. I will compare the positional matchups between the Lakers and the rest of the contending teams. Begin Slideshow


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