The Los Angeles Lakers were confident they were going to have an amazing 2021-2022 season. They had a star-studded lineup and with Frank Vogel as their coach, the odds seemed to be in their favor. However, as fans know, that is not what happened.
The Lakers failed to do well this season, as they finished with a 33–49 record and missed the playoffs. This dashed their hopes of championship dreams. In fact, Frank Vogel was also fired from his position as head coach.
While many fans believed The Lakers had a great chance this season Frank Vogel had a different idea. This is because Vogel apparently already had an idea how the season would turn out to be.
While speaking on the Locked on Lakers podcast, Frank Vogel stated that he knew the team was in trouble, last year, even before the season started.
“If you go back to the story I wrote a week ago, I had an exclusive interview with Frank Vogel. I remember how I asked him this question. I said, ‘When did first pick up on this was not going to be as smooth sailing as you thought? What was the first domino of all the things that went wrong?’ And he went back to the preseason and he said when Russ and AD played, before LeBron ever played, it didn’t look good.
That’s before the Lakers lost a single game in the regular season. Very telling, very damning and I think reflects poorly on the decision-makers.”
The Los Angeles Lakers will be getting a new head coach next year as well. We will have to wait and see who they will end up picking next.
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