Today in The Herd, Colin noted the trend of teams like the Lakers and Suns tanking their seasons by playing lineups that are younger than many of the teams left in the Sweet 16.
It’s clear the Lakers see their future as UCLA star, and California native, Lonzo Ball. Even though the Lakers are in full tank-mode, the better Ball plays, the harder he becomes for Magic Johnson to get.
Colin pointed out that the Lakers have around a 50% chance to land a Top 3 pick, but only a 19% chance of securing the #1 pick. If Ball balls out tonight against Kentucky and continues to separate himself as the clear cut top pick, it’s all going to come down to dumb luck and a 20% prayer in the lottery.
Listen to Colin explain the Lakers dilemma: