“I still believe the Lakers can make the playoffs,” Phil Jackson said in an email to The Times. “They might have to have a ‘come to Jesus’ moment to get their defense in order, but they have the talent.”
What does Nash think about the Lakers’ playoff chances?
“I think about it every day,” he said in a quiet moment after their latest loss, Wednesday in San Antonio. “We’ve got to make some serious ground up here quickly. We’re in deep, and we’ve got to find a way to scratch and claw and get to 48 wins.”