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This video will get you HYPED for the Lakers’ season

The bad news is you still have to wait a few months to watch them actually play. Sorry.

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The Los Angeles Lakers might not be good this season, but they appear set to be better than they have been in several years. And even if they won’t be far better, they at least project to be far more exciting, and fun basketball is ultimately what we watch the NBA for, right?

(Braces self for RINGZZZZZ crowd in the comments)

But in all seriousness, with Lonzo Ball’s selfless and pass-happy style goosing what was an often stagnant Lakers offense from last season, the team would already have likely been more enjoyable to watch.

Add in Brook Lopez as the Lakers’ most capable center in years, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope as a 3-point-firing defensive ace that Ball can also utilize in transition and whatever young players like Julius Randle, Larry Nance, Jr. and Kyle Kuzma look like playing off of Ball in the NBA, and this looks set to be fun.

If that wasn’t enough to get you excited, Lakers hype video creator extraordinaire Chris Manning of NBA2K is here with his latest video to get you all the way pumped up:

If that doesn’t make you want to run through a wall, I don’t know what to tell you. What I can tell you is you should not attempt to actually run through a wall:

It’s too bad we have to wait a few months for the NBA to return. Sometimes life isn’t fair.

Harrison Faigen is co-host of the Locked on Lakers podcast (subscribe here), and you can follow him on Twitter at @hmfaigen.

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