Regardless of having a roster stuffed with veterans, the Los Angeles Lakers are one of many favorites to win the NBA title and a former Laker believes it could possibly occur.
Metta Sandiford-Artest, previously generally known as Ron Artest and Metta World Peace, went on Twitter to present his full tackle why the Lakers have affordable shot at successful the title this season.
“The [Los Angeles] Lakers are the oldest group within the league, however they’re not tremendous previous. They’re not all, you recognize, 39, 40. They’re proper on the sting of being previous. So with that being stated, they’re in a singular state of affairs,” stated the 2004 NBA Defensive Participant of the Yr.
“We gained a title [when] we had been like 29, 30. [Michael] Jordan gained his final title, he was in all probability like 34. With that being stated, you bought a bunch of Corridor of Famers who [are] simply exiting their primes. They’ve the intelligence; they nonetheless have the bodily capabilities.”
Artest’s causes do maintain weight as age shouldn’t be the end-all, be-all when competing for a title within the league.
This yr’s Lakers core is made up of Anthony Davis, LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony,