Originally Posted by BallersTalk
The '96 Bulls didn't pass 70 cause of talent. They won that many games because they were disciplined. Talent can only take you so far. This year the Lakers have the talent to match the win total of the '96 Bulls, but they don't have the discipline or leadership.
Lakers have plenty of good leadership it is wether they will stay focused against the bad teams will decide if they can get close enough to 70 wins. The fact this team won 65 with Bynum missing for 34 odd games says it all.