Home Sports Redskin ‘Eight wins away’: LeBron gets Lakers back to West finals after decade... SportsRedskin ‘Eight wins away’: LeBron gets Lakers back to West finals after decade drought September 13, 2020 3 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp It was the worst decade in Lakers history. Full stop. Consider the failed super team, a torn Achilles, a revolving door of coaches, tanking for lottery picks who would become All-Stars elsewhere and getting spurned by superstar free agents like Carmelo Anthony, LaMarcus Aldridge and, um, Greg Monroe. Those were the 10 years between trips to the Western Conference finals. And maybe, just maybe, the 10 years between championships. Because in 2018, LeBron James signed with the Lakers, with the single stroke of a pen putting the Lakers back on a path to contention and, so far in these playoffs, complete domination. It’s the unfolding realization of all that Lakers fans hoped for when James decamped from Cleveland. Even though their team was far from ready to win when James arrived, the dreams of an unapologetically spoiled fan base rode on the shoulders of the four-time MVP. “I understand the Laker faithful and what they felt or maybe were going… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR [NFL: Washington Redskins] – Kickoff Preview | At Arizona Cardinals Washington promotes WR Cam Sims, LB Jared Norris from practice squad Iowa schedule breakdown: A game-by-game look at the Hawkeyes’ path to Indy 49ers’ injury issues worsen: Dee Ford to miss Jets game with a neck injury [NFL: Washington Redskins] – Washington Football Team Elevates WR Cam Sims, LB Jared Norris From Practice Squad [SB Nation: Hogs Haven] – Washington Football Team vs Arizona Cardinals Schedule, TV, Radio, Online Streaming, Odds, and more Nine thoughts on Michigan State’s newly-released nine-game schedule [Fansided: Riggo's Rag] – The most underrated battle in Washington Football Team vs. Cardinals Penn State schedule thoughts: Ohio State on Halloween, toughest stretch and more Connecting the dots of the Falcons’ communication [SB Nation: Hogs Haven] – Daily Slop: Terry McLaurin is outpacing Larry Fitzgerald, De’Andre Hopkins to start career; It would be a long time... Vikings Week 2 preview: What to watch, keys to victory vs. Colts and predictions LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.