Los Angeles Lakers: 5 bold predictions post All-Star Break

(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) /
6 of 6
Los Angeles Lakers
(Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images) /

1. Lakers win their 17th championship

The Lakers won their 16th championship in 2010, defeating the Boston Celtics. Kobe Bryant was the Finals MVP, winning his fifth and final championship.

This season, 10 years later, in the name of Kobe Bean Bryant, the Lakers will win their 17th championship.

The Boston Celtics currently hold the record for the most titles, with 17, however, the Lakers will tie them this season.

When healthy, there is no better duo in the NBA than LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Giannis has Khris Middleton and Kawhi has Paul George, but Anthony Davis is a different animal. He may win Defensive Player of the Year and finish top 10 in the league on scoring. And most will say he is not even the best player on his own team.

Next. 3 Questions Facing Lakers Post All-Star Break. dark

When the postseason comes, they will only play better. Danny Green will be a key player in the playoffs, and Kyle Kuzma will finally find his role with this team. The Lakers, undoubtedly, have the pieces to win a championship. In June 2020, it will all come together.