Sport NBA: Lebron: Still "explosive" as last season?
Are the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets destined to meet in the 2022 NBA Finals?
Ever so often, there comes an NBA season when the two finalists from each conference appear to be a lock. Heading into the 2021-22 season the Lakers and Nets are giving off that aura. Coming off their spectacular offseasons, they look set to emerge out of their respective conferences and contend for the title in the 2022 NBA Finals.Injuries are an unpredictable variable every year and derail a team's title aspirations, but certain franchises contain the talent and depth to overcome such adversities. That's how they become consensus favourites among experts and stakeholders.
Lakers star LeBron James continued to work on his body before the start of his 19th season in the NBA. The 36-year-old probably spoke up even more muscle mass, at the weekend he organizes a mini camp for his teammates.
"He is very, very focused in his workout," revealed Lakers-Team President Rob Pelinka on Thursday. "What out is his fitness level. He has decreased. I think that will show himself in his explosiveness and in his speed."
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as ESPN reports, on the other hand, Lebron held its weight from the preseason of about 113 kilograms. However, he reduced his body fat content and built more muscle mass for it. In December, LeBron will be 37 years old, in his career he has already placed more than 50,000 minutes in the regular season and 11,000 minutes in the playoffs.
Addition of DeAndre Jordan signals clear vision for Los Angeles Lakers center rotation
The Lakers have made another addition to their roster, signing DeAndre Jordan. The one-time All-Star was not a part of Brooklyn's rotation in the 2021 NBA Playoffs but could have a bigger role with the Lakers, who appear to have a clear vision for their center rotation.After reaching a buyout with the Detroit Pistons, one-time All-Star DeAndre Jordan has agreed to a deal with the Lakers.
for the Lakers starts the unofficial season preparation for the coming weekend. James organized a mini camp in Las Vegas before the start of training camps on September 28th. The goal is loud The Athletic that the team can play after the addition of Russell Westbrook. The mini camp is therefore intended to serve as a "catapult" for the new playing time.
coming week, the Lakers will work five days together in the training camp before the preseason against the Brooklyn Nets begins on 3 October. The start of the season of the Lakers is scheduled for the 19th of October. In the first game it goes for LeBron and Co. against the Golden State Warriors.
Kevin Durant continues to write the next chapter of his legacy with Brooklyn Nets .
As he begins his second season on the floor with the Nets, Kevin Durant has a unique opportunity to continue to write his Hall of Fame story to where he is remembered for his time in Brooklyn before anything else. It's a unique reality for a number of all-time greats that have racked up countless accolades for numerous franchises. So what's next?Entering the 2021-22 season – his 14th in the NBA – Durant ranked first on the latest installment of NBA.com's player rankings, coming in ahead of Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James.