The Los Angeles Lakers have two games left on their regular season schedule and they have no idea where they’re going to finish in the Western Conference or who they’re going to play; they just know that they’ll play at least two games once the regular season is over.
It’s not an ideal situation to be in, but they’re far from the only team in it. In fact, the No. 10 seed San Antonio Spurs are the lone team with a set spot in the Western Conference. The nine other teams likely won’t know their fates until the final day of the season.
The Lakers are hoping they’ll be one of those teams, but if they lose one of their final two games, they’ll be mathematically eliminated from the top-six. Additionally, if the Dallas Mavericks and Portland Trail Blazers win one of their final two games, the Lakers will be mathematically eliminated from the top-six.
On today’s episode of “Can U Dig It?”, Christian and Jacob discuss how probable it is that the Lakers sneak into the top-six given what we know about each team in the mix. They also preview this weekend’s Basketball Hall of Fame ceremony, in which Kobe Bryant will be inducted as part of the class of 2020.
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