The Los Angeles Lakers team strength should be progress recently, the Lakers can and the league’s second record Warriors play hard to break, and the Lakers also beat the top four teams in the West Jazz, which shows that the grinding effect gradually reflected, Willow is really changing recently, and to the good direction. The only worry for the Lakers is still: the injury of the Brow, this season the Brow suffered several injuries, this time ankle sprain, and at least 4 weeks to recuperate from the injury. However, as Willow’s form picks up, the Lakers chemistry becomes better, the old James led the team to beat the powerful Jazz, Howard and Anthony are harvesting good news.
First, the Lakers and the Jazz this battle, the Lakers in the case of being behind, James and Willow led the team in the fourth quarter to stage a big comeback. Willow handled the ball very calmly at the end of the quarter, he was 3 of 5, the fourth quarter alone cut 9 points + 3 boards + 1 helper, and his key free throws 3 of 4, helping the Lakers to stabilize the win. Old James late quarter crazy cut points, James and Willow two giants late quarter led a wave of 20-5 crazy reversal of the rival Jazz. Although Mitchell cut 37 points the highest in the game, but the Jazz still fell. Lakers James efficient to get 33 points + 8 rebounds + 6 assists, Willow also stable contribution of 17 points + 7 rebounds + 6 assists, the play of their two cores in this battle, really very fans lament, Willow finally become good.
Second, Willow not only played the Jazz play well, the Lakers played the Warriors game, Willow also efficient 13 shots 7, cut 19 points + 7 rebounds + 5 assists + 1 steal, the defensive end Willow is not too bad, and he only 1 turnovers in the whole game. When Willow can hit fifty percent and not have too many turnovers, then Willow’s role is already reflected. The last few games Willow has been playing pretty well, he doesn’t shoot the ball in waves or rush the ball now, he plays calmly and patiently, which is a reasonable way to play. And Willow said that he has been and James Davis have in communication, hope to be able to change the way to play to help the team win the game. Old James also thinks that Willow attitude has been very good, he is willing to do a whole new change.
Third, in addition to defeating strong opponents, the Lakers and James also harvest good news. American media announced the NBA league team jersey and star jersey sales total ranking, which the Lakers jersey sales in 30 states in the lead (first), the Bulls jersey sales in 8 states first, the Bulls rise this season, Chicago is also a big ball market, their fan market and base is also very huge. nba league official announcement star jersey sales total ranking, LeBron James is still the first in the league, the warriors Curry came second. Among the nation, the team with James, the total amount of jersey sales has always been the first in the league, the old James off-court influence is still huge, Curry and Durant still can not catch up.
Fourth, Howard and Anthony also reaped good news: the authoritative American media The Athletic re-ranked the NBA’s top 75 superstars, in which Howard and Anthony were selected together. Previously, the NBA’s official list of the top 75 superstars, Howard did not make the cut, and fans across the United States were buzzing. This time the American media 75 superstar list, the Lakers lineup of five players selected, the most in the league: James + Willow + Brow + Howard + Anthony are listed. Old James is second all-time, just behind Jordan. Willow is 46th, Brow 53rd, Howard 56th and Anthony 63rd. Anthony and Howard are still playing well for the Lakers this season. Anthony is the fourth scorer for the Lakers, and he is very critical in scoring off the bench. Howard is a bit wrong this season, the Vogel coaching staff does not like to use him, resulting in his bench center playing particularly little time, in fact, sometimes, the Lakers on Howard can fight against the traditional inside center, he deserves Vogel to give a little more opportunity.