With a quarter of the season over, the Lakers have shown key strengths and weaknesses over proven competition during the regular season.
Right now they stand at 2nd place in the Pacific Division with a 15-7 record. Against strong playoff teams such as the Rockets, Spurs, Clippers, Pacers, Jazz, Nets, Bulls, and Suns, they’ve proven they can not only hang with the elite teams, but show they belong with that group. Clean execution, great energy, and an enthusiastic defense have led to these wins.
The Sonics, Blazers, Pistons, Jazz, Bucks, Hornets, and Mavericks have given them all of their losses this season.