It’s good to have the Lakers soap opera in the news again. Before this, the Southern California sports scene had been getting entirely too positive. We need a little strife and intrigue to spice things up.
I mean, the Dodgers are the best team in baseball, and the Angels are looking forward to a new owner. The Rams are Super Bowl champions, and the Chargers are trending up, the last two days notwithstanding.
The Kings’ expectations are rising, and the Ducks like their “trajectory.” LAFC is the best soccer team in the West, the Galaxy is closing in on a return to the playoffs, and Angel City FC could make the playoffs in its inaugural season.