Los Angeles Lakers: 3 Ways the suspension hurts the franchise

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With the NBA being suspended, here are three reasons why this hurts the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Los Angeles Lakers and the rest of the NBA are anxiously awaiting when and if the season will be resuming.

Due to the NBA suspending the season, there is a lot of uncertainty about when or if the season will resume. The hope is that we will still have basketball this season, but we can’t be sure that will happen, as it depends on the coronavirus.

Before the league being suspended, the Lakers were one of the best teams this season. The Lakers held the best record in the Western Conference and had the second-best record overall behind the Milwaukee Bucks.

Having a dynamic duo in LeBron James and Anthony Davis resulted in the Lakers bouncing back in a big way from previous years. The Lakers have a lengthy playoff drought, and that was going to be coming to an end this season.

However, we might have to continue to wait for that streak to end. There still hasn’t been a timetable announced for the NBA, so we don’t know what will happen. Even though it feels like it has been quite a while, we are still very early on in this global issue. So, coming back in May or June might be the best-case scenario.

With that timetable being a lengthy layoff for the Lakers if the season does in fact resume, here are three reasons why the suspension hurts the Lakers.