Tim Legler on how the Lakers can avoid the play-in tournament | Get Up

Tim Legler on how the Lakers can avoid the play-in tournament | Get Up
Tim Legler joins Mike Greenberg on Get Up to discuss how the Los Angeles Lakers can avoid the play-in tournament and weighs in on how deep of a playoff run the Lakers can make if Anthony Davis and LeBron James are healthy.


0:00 Mike Greenberg breaks down Lakers vs. Knicks highlights.
1:20 Legler on how the Lakers can avoid the play-in tournament.
3:20 Chances the Lakers make a deep playoff run this season?

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  1. ESPN

    ESPNПре месец

    0:00 Mike Greenberg breaks down Lakers vs. Knicks highlights. 1:20 Legler on how the Lakers can avoid the play-in tournament. 3:20 Chances the Lakers make a deep playoff run this season?

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    Edward RobertПре 20 дана

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  5. rjesong

    rjesongПре месец

    Logic and argument of Lakers not wanting to be in 7 seed to face the HOT Warriors makes no sense. So you’d rather face the Clippers in the first round? I’d rather play the Warriors for the 7 seed and face the Suns or the Jazz in the first round.

  6. Robby Farrington

    Robby FarringtonПре месец

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  7. letsgetsocialinfo

    letsgetsocialinfoПре месец

    I want to see Lakers vs nets

  8. Jermaine Moore

    Jermaine MooreПре месец

    These catz sound crazy lol

  9. Bobo Look

    Bobo LookПре месец

    How? Pretty sure they need to win and either Portland or Dallas or both need to lose. See 🤷‍♂️ Didn’t even have to push play. Magic

  10. Moses Evaimalo

    Moses EvaimaloПре месец

    LAKERS AIN'T SCARED OF ANYBODY!!! HEALTH IS THEIR BIGGEST ENEMY FACTS💯💯💯

  11. M M

    M MПре месец

    Remember the video of Lebron seeing Kawhi stepping in on court ?

  12. Redclxxd ;

    Redclxxd ;Пре месец

    I’m a lakers fan and I think the play in tournament is a better route. The only team in the west that we are scared of is the clippers.

  13. Ayush Surana

    Ayush SuranaПре месец

    Lakers either need to win all 3 and hope portland and mavs loose at least 1. Or the Lakers should loose and stay in the 7th spot. I don't want to see Lakers vs Clippers in First Round!!!

  14. stupendousA

    stupendousAПре месец

    This is exactly what we were saying about the Clippers.. Lol. I hope Lakers and Nets don't even get to the conference finals, you can't go around coasting and injured all season just to show up in the playoffs. It won't happen.

  15. Kamonie Lytle

    Kamonie LytleПре месец

    Yeah but Lakers still have championship experience AND a guy by the name of Lebron James.

  16. zeekmorris

    zeekmorrisПре месец

    NBA is the new WWE..

  17. Scott Hinkens

    Scott HinkensПре месец

    Lol wow, who would've guessed that they would have to win and the team in front of them would have to lose? Thank you ESPN for the in-depth analysis we so greatly needed.

  18. Micah Kiyimba

    Micah KiyimbaПре месец

    An I the only one getting tired of these words?." Lakers,Health, Knicks,7th seed, Randle". Both teams will not go past the 2nd rd. There are some good teams like the Nuggets,Jazz, Clippers, Heat, Mavs that seem to be unwanted by the media and no one talks about them. I hope both Lakers and Knicks get knocked off early by better teams..They are both overrated imho

  19. ndleinahaystack

    ndleinahaystackПре месец

    What is the purpose of the play in? Why are the rules all of a sudden changed?

  20. Zett76

    Zett76Пре месец

    To keep it more interesting. And it worked, there are way more close calls than with the previous system, and a lot more teams involved.

  21. Ricardo Guzman

    Ricardo GuzmanПре месец

    How does Julius Randle not get the ball there, or atleast drose

  22. Smirking Goku

    Smirking GokuПре месец

    Lol I’d like to see Steph get embarrassed by LeBron in the play in. And as if the Lakers didn’t destroyed GSW twice or thrice this season.

  23. Donnie Gamal

    Donnie GamalПре месец

    Your overhyping the warriors pls

  24. Micah Kiyimba

    Micah KiyimbaПре месец

    The Warriors can beat the Lakers right now. We just knocked off the Jazz and Suns...the Lakers are not as good as you think....2 unhealthy stars..the rest of the roster in rubbish

  25. JGIFT WadsWorth Productionz

    JGIFT WadsWorth ProductionzПре месец

    Idiot. Should have passed to DROsE

  26. Nobody Lame

    Nobody LameПре месец

    The Lakers could make playoffs if lachina stops acting like a 15 yr girl . But who cares, NBA sux

  27. Micah Kiyimba

    Micah KiyimbaПре месец

    Coverage sucks...Lakers and Knicks both overrated in my opinion. The Lakers last year had an easy road to the chip

  28. lazyboy97

    lazyboy97Пре месец

    This season is going to ruin Anthony Davis. And Lakers are going to look back and regret pushing AD this hard. He won't make it until the end of the playoffs most likely. And if he does make it through. He might not ever be the same again.

  29. TheAnthonyMoore

    TheAnthonyMooreПре месец

    Win every gameeee

  30. Kenric D

    Kenric DПре месец

    If I'm the Lakers then I go for the 7 or 8 seed. I wouldn't either try to get to the 6 spot. I wouldn't want to face the Clippers until I absolutely had to.

  31. Kaleb Pointer

    Kaleb PointerПре месец

    Bron and the Lakers don't fear the clippers at all bro. They were looking forward to seeing them in the west Finals. Remember they split the season series last year 2-2. I think Bron would welcome the opportunity to send Kawhi home and outta LA (assuming Kawhi leaves Clippers)

  32. Robb Noble

    Robb NobleПре месец

    Look at the rest of Portland's schedule. Only way they're not going to be in the play in is if teams take pity on them. Lakers will end up in the 6th seed and the mavs will claim the 5th.

  33. M M

    M MПре месец

    Just to get bounced by the Clippers in the first Round 😂

  34. javier book shadows contributor du

    javier book shadows contributor duПре месец

    59th comment

  35. Drop Top 20

    Drop Top 20Пре месец

    Let's put it like this. The Lakers are behind the Mavericks and Trailblazers by one game with 3 games remaining. Both teams hold tiebreakers over the Lakers meaning the Lakers have to finish with a better record than1 of those team to avoid the Play In Tournament. To do that the Lakers have to win their last three games and Hope either the Mavericks or the Trail Blazers lose at least two of their last 3 games. If the Lakers lose a single game, they going to need one of those two teams to lose all three of their remainder games to avoid the Play In Tournament. Other words, to quote the Late-Great Al Davis: *"Just Win, Baby"*

  36. Micah Kiyimba

    Micah KiyimbaПре месец

    The Blazers play the Suns, Jazz and Nuggets..so they can lose 2 of those 3.

  37. Robb Noble

    Robb NobleПре месец

    Portland has a pretty good shot at losing all 3 games. Jazz, Suns, Nuggets are left on their schedule.

  38. Frank San Nicolas

    Frank San NicolasПре месец

    Legler: How the Lakers can avoid the play-in tournament. Winning. Greeny: Thanks for watching ESPN on RSfire!

  39. PalmdalesAdonis

    PalmdalesAdonisПре месец

    It benefits the Lakers more to be 7th or 8th seed. They have a better chance to beat Jazz and Suns than Clippers or Denver.

  40. quan Brooklyn kid

    quan Brooklyn kidПре месец

    Haha

  41. Fashion Life

    Fashion LifeПре месец

    Lmao 😂 y’all ain’t winning scotch

  42. Nemanja Mutavdzic

    Nemanja MutavdzicПре месец

    Tim Legler is straight up awfull

  43. Bryan G

    Bryan GПре месец

    It'll be crazy if the warriors beat the Lakers and the Lakers end up missing the playoffs entirely lol.

  44. Bryan G

    Bryan GПре месец

    @T Ng lmao yeah ik. 🤣

  45. T Ng

    T NgПре месец

    @Bryan G if that is the case, Lakers are not going to lose to Warriors and then lose again to the Spurs or whoever back to back 😂

  46. Bryan G

    Bryan GПре месец

    @T Ng I understand that lol. What I'm saying is, what if they lose both games lol?

  47. T Ng

    T NgПре месец

    The play-in rules are designed to give the 7th and 8th seed two chances. The 9th and 10th seeds need to win twice to even get in. The 7th and 8th seeds can afford to lose one game and still can win another and get back in

  48. Bryan G

    Bryan GПре месец

    @T Ng and read my whole comment again, I said what if they miss the playoffs altogether.

  49. Xavier Marquez

    Xavier MarquezПре месец

    honeslty the Lakers avoiding the play-in will be their championship this year

  50. neive McIntosh

    neive McIntoshПре месец

    Why?

  51. rod axel

    rod axelПре месец

    They don't. Better beating Warriors as the 7th, if not then beat winner the 8th and 9th seed. James and AD coming back wirh enough rest can get through it and a few games to warm up, develop some of that chemistry. They'd have an easier time facing the Suns or Jazz rather than the Clippers who are raring to go. I'm not saying they would lose in the 6th seed vs 3rd seed but I'd prefer to go against the top 2 teams in the 1st round.

  52. Chosen One

    Chosen OneПре месец

    Thinking same thing

  53. djmeduna2009

    djmeduna2009Пре месец

    Wow

  54. mrgetitdone85

    mrgetitdone85Пре месец

    They don’t want to avoid it.. this is for the lebron James storyline.. pay attention

  55. troublekid777

    troublekid777Пре месец

    @Tyler Bernard 😂bro they swear everything a is a set up with bron like shut up

  56. Tyler Bernard

    Tyler BernardПре месец

    @Joecrispy Oj and btw impinge how everybody talking bout lakers injuries kawhi is injured and Ibaka been gon for like months 😭

  57. Tyler Bernard

    Tyler BernardПре месец

    @Joecrispy Oj niggas not scared at all but I they wouldn’t rather play em second round it’s called being smart

  58. Joecrispy Oj

    Joecrispy OjПре месец

    they're scared of playing clips in first round actually.

  59. Kaleb Pointer

    Kaleb PointerПре месец

    It's rigged. They'll avoid the play in and play the clippers first round and win in 6 games.

  60. Cedrick Carson

    Cedrick CarsonПре месец

    I rather slapbox a bear with honey scented hands than play Steph in a one off 🤷🏾‍♂️

  61. Beamed

    BeamedПре месец

    Kaleb Pointer 🤣He sitting on 2 mvps and 3 rings.. abt to get another scoring title I aint trippin over 1 finals where he was alone 🥱

  62. Kaleb Pointer

    Kaleb PointerПре месец

    @Beamed still beat yo boy in the finals.Nothing gone change that. 🤣🤣🤣😛😛I got nothing against the clippers. I just like Kawhi. I thought he would've stayed with the Raptors.

  63. Beamed

    BeamedПре месец

    Kaleb Pointer lol the clippers? Y’all would’ve lost to the warriors if ONLY Klay was healthy...we ain’t even need kd to beat y’all. What happened last year tho? All that talk to choke in game 7 🤣what a fun guy.

  64. Kaleb Pointer

    Kaleb PointerПре месец

    @Beamed not a Bron fan. My guy 1-0. He's a fun guy.

  65. Beamed

    BeamedПре месец

    @Kaleb Pointer 1-3 vs him

  66. Predator Productionz

    Predator ProductionzПре месец

    This video could have been 3 seconds long.."just win their games".

  67. renzobyd

    renzobydПре месец

    Lol

  68. Randall Madison

    Randall MadisonПре месец

    Will be amazing if Lakers can overcome these injuries. Got no choice but to overcome. Go Lakers!

  69. J-876 King

    J-876 KingПре месец

    Just box and one Curry 🤷🏾‍♂️ It worked in 2019 (alibet Toronto wasn't able to get a shot in during that time)

  70. J-876 King

    J-876 KingПре месец

    @Tyler Bieri meh, glass half empty half full 🥃

  71. Tyler Bieri

    Tyler BieriПре месец

    Curry averaged 30.5 points in the finals when the Raptors played a box and one, so it didn't really work

  72. Waluigi

    WaluigiПре месец

    Lakers aren’t very good at perimeter defense, it’d be hard to pull that off lol

  73. Urbain Delva

    Urbain DelvaПре месец

    That's different. Toronto had a lot of younger, taller, lengthier, and more athletic defenders.

  74. Isaac

    IsaacПре месец

    Lakers need to be 5th don’t wanna see clippers 1st round

  75. Isaac

    IsaacПре месец

    @C A P no I’m talking about kawhi not pg

  76. Aryan Venkata

    Aryan VenkataПре месец

    @Anthony Mckinley Im a warriors fan but that way funny

  77. Isaac

    IsaacПре месец

    @Anthony Mckinley we more scared of kawhi 😂

  78. Anthony Mckinley

    Anthony MckinleyПре месец

    Sideboard-13

  79. Anthony Mckinley

    Anthony MckinleyПре месец

    Yeah... Lebron and the lakers is scare of Wayoff-P

  80. Gregory Fambro

    Gregory FambroПре месец

    DIS GUY TIM BUGGIN

  81. CJ Hendrix

    CJ HendrixПре месец

    Im not a sports analyst but I believe if they win games they can avoid the play in tournament....

  82. toby jungkeit

    toby jungkeitПре месец

    Lakers will be 7th seed

  83. Isaac

    IsaacПре месец

    Portland and Dallas next 3 games are hard

  84. Zack T.D

    Zack T.DПре месец

    Or you can just say by winning games?

  85. Ryan Sproviero

    Ryan SprovieroПре месец

    Credit to the NBA for the play-in tournament. They've managed to make the season even more interesting. With 3 games to go there's barely anything determined including the lottery. As a Heat fan I'm happy we made it to the top 6 but frankly even if we didn't I'd be saying we didn't deserve it. 4-10 are all very similar and 4-6 will end up just being the smarter of the bunch who managed their seasons correctly during this unconventional season. It's been a rough year for Miami but they managed it correctly considering the short turnaround from the bubble. The Lakers should have been managing LeBron more efficiently especially at his age.

  86. Mike J

    Mike JПре месец

    Who we kidding the Lakers probably gonna make the playoffs but that play in isn't good for the Lakers especially if play GS because Steph is on fire still.

  87. chris anthony

    chris anthonyПре месец

    @Isaac i am not your google brother , but they play pels raps and the wolves

  88. Isaac

    IsaacПре месец

    @chris anthony what games they got next

  89. chris anthony

    chris anthonyПре месец

    @Isaac dallas isn't loosing anymore

  90. Mike J

    Mike JПре месец

    @El BARBU I'm up for that

  91. El BARBU

    El BARBUПре месец

    @Mike J if I was the Lakers I will just go to play in and play suns on the first round

  92. Jay mere

    Jay mereПре месец

    ppl celevrsting but failing to realize tht the lakers will be playing the clippers in the 1st round 😂

  93. Derrick Reyes

    Derrick ReyesПре месец

    @davisaur what does Jamal Murray have to do with the Lakers? That’s literally a match up the Lakers don’t want. But I’m sure they also don’t want to play the play in. So it’s a lose lose situation.

  94. davisaur

    davisaurПре месец

    2 words: jamal murray

  95. Stephen Curry

    Stephen CurryПре месец

    There's no avoiding the Baby-Faced Assassin!

  96. raja

    rajaПре месец

    @Zett76 lakers have got Caruso, KCP, wesley mathews to lock down Steph on ball, they got Dennis to run around with Steph when steph is not handling the ball. If Klay was there then I would give the advantage to GSW. But without klay they will double team steph. LeBron until last year playoff he was bit slowing down even in the bubble before playoffs but once rhe playoff started it will take time for the old diesel engine to start once it starts it will be a nightmare for opponents.

  97. Zett76

    Zett76Пре месец

    @raja I'd agree, if this man was fit and still in his prime.

  98. Waluigi

    WaluigiПре месец

    Steph explain your 1/11 from three last night

  99. The Reaper

    The ReaperПре месец

    @Christian Rochester-Chandler did you just say nobody talks about 2011? 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  100. Christian Rochester-Chandler

    Christian Rochester-ChandlerПре месец

    @DaShahn Draper leeme guess your example would be 2016 what about 2011 lebron no one talks about that. Curry averages 26.5 points per game in the playoffs but I guess that’s bad😂😂😂. Bro won 3 rings no matter what you say he must’ve done something getting three rings in 5 years

  101. Man Man

    Man ManПре месец

    They can’t. Next segment

  102. chris anthony

    chris anthonyПре месец

    @Chinmay The Math Guy clippers are confident , they are not scared they would face us and try to proceed , they have health and their chemistry is awsome , and id PG is hot , limping lebron and jumpshooting AD we are in trouble , it may go down to the wire but the clips will always have the edge

  103. Chinmay The Math Guy

    Chinmay The Math GuyПре месец

    Or if the Lakers get the 6 seed, the Clippers might tank to get the 4 seed.

  104. Chinmay The Math Guy

    Chinmay The Math GuyПре месец

    @chris anthony then stay the 7 seed and face the Suns

  105. chris anthony

    chris anthonyПре месец

    @Chinmay The Math Guy i am kinda worried if we face the clippers

  106. Chinmay The Math Guy

    Chinmay The Math GuyПре месец

    They can. Go 3-0 and hope either Mavs or Blazers lose 2.

  107. Gabriel

    GabrielПре месец

    Lakers do not want to face The Clippers in the First Round. Suns is a Better Matchup

  108. Gabriel

    GabrielПре месец

    @Kaleb Pointer it’s better to get a Head start then to face the monster first. Lakers need to win a Playoff Series to Have the confidence Boost to Beat the clippers.

  109. Kaleb Pointer

    Kaleb PointerПре месец

    I think they want the clippers tbh. Bron would love the opportunity to send Kawhi home early and run him outta LA (assuming Kawhi leaves clippers)

  110. Aryan Venkata

    Aryan VenkataПре месец

    @Isaac The lakers should try to drop to the eight seed Jazz, then Nuggets or dallas instead of the clips imo

  111. Isaac

    IsaacПре месец

    Facts rather have suns, we always play scared against clippers

  112. Mike J

    Mike JПре месец

    After the suns dropped another game like Yep

  113. Brason Hayes

    Brason HayesПре месец

    first

  114. Rameez Raja

    Rameez RajaПре месец

    Great

  115. cheick Kane

    cheick KaneПре месец

    🐐

  116. Ray Anderson

    Ray AndersonПре месец

    Good for you