Latest NBA News & Rumors | Lakers would be against the play-in tournament, Damian Lillard and more

The play-in tournament of the NBA has been a source of controversy since its implementation in 2020, and in Los angeles lakers there would be more critics than normal. Team owner Jeanie Buss voiced her concerns in an interview, in line with LeBron James, who met with Adam Silver to raise the issue a few days ago.

“You stay in the top 8 all season, you never leave your playoff position. But then you go and lose two games and it’s all over. I understand the fun of it, but I don’t want to see them detract from the regular season,” he said. Buss to The Athletic.

Much has been said in the offseason of Damian Lillard’s departure from the Portland Trail Blazers, for now remaining only in rumors. His teammate CJ McCollum was in charge of silencing those voices and confirmed that Lillard is very committed to the team for the new season.