Less than a year after winning an NBA title, the Lakers will try to become the first seventh seed or lower in league history to win a league title.
The Lakers finished seventh in the Western Conference and will host Golden State in a play-in tournament game Wednesday. How the tournament works.
If the NBA decides to rename its Play-In Tournament, which debuts Tuesday, the Annual Trade-Off Tourney has a nice ring to it. Nearly every league has grown its postseason in recent years. By having four teams from each conference battle for two sets of 7- and 8-seeds this week, the NBA is just the latest […]