Originally Posted by eliteballer
The Lakers played a lot of great teams in the West.
The defending champion Sonics in1980
Blackman/Aguirre Mavs who were just as good as those Bucks
Early 80's Suns who fielded 50+ win teams year after year
Then they had to play all those other teams in the Finals..
Good point. Still from top to bottom the West wasnt very good. I just dont feel they rsn out of gas. The core of that team didnt have the miles on them after Magic. Just like the core of the Bulls after Pippen