Danny Green says the Lakers would prefer to avoid the blazers in the first round of the playoffs
Danny Green admitted that the Los Angeles Lakers would prefer to avoid the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round of the playoffs.
Green explained why the Memphis Grizzlies or the New Orleans Pelicans are an easier matchup for the Lakers.
“I wouldn’t say we’re afraid of anyone, but if we opted for a first-round matchup, we would probably lean away from Portland … They have more experience, they have Dame (Lillard), they have CJ (McCollum ) … They have many threats and they have a lot of experience.
I’m not saying that these other teams have no threats, but they’re a bit younger. Memphis is very young. (Fans and media) want to see the matchup in New Orleans, of course they want to see Zion, LeBron and AD, and that would of course be an exciting matchup for the fans, but for us we think Portland is more realistic than more of a threat based on their experience.
These two other teams are very good, but Portland is likely to be a bigger threat to us based on their experience, ”said the Lakers striker during his appearance in the last episode of In the green room, about Silver Screen and Roll:
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