The 2022 NBA Playoffs are underway and if there is a team that fans are missing the most, it has to be the Los Angeles Lakers. Before the season began, the Lakers were super busy in the offseason and attempted to create a superteam.
They traded for Russell Westbrook in order to pair him up with the existing superstar duo of LeBron James and Anthony Davis. The organization also added several veteran pieces around the trio to make the team look scary, at least on paper.
Well, with the regular season over and the Lakers sitting out not only the playoffs but the play-in tournament as well, it is safe to assume that the experiment has failed. As a result, there has been a lot of chatter around the league that the team will be making a lot of changes to the roster and coaching department before the new season begins.
The Purple and Gold have already sacked their head coach Frank Vogel, so the team will be actively looking to fill that spot. On top of that, there has been constant chatter around Russell Westbrook being traded from the team as well, following an underwhelming season.
On that note, Jovan Buha of “The Athletic” recently joined the “Locked On Lakers,” where he spoke freely about his thoughts on the changes that the Lakers need to make before the new season begins.
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