Poll: 69% of NBA Players Expect Another Lakers Championship

by January 11, 2011

The OC Register got its hands on the latest S.I. poll of NBA players, most of whom expect to be watching the Lakers three-peat this summer: “A Sports Illustrated poll of 157 NBA players resulted in 69 percent of them picking the Lakers to win the 2011 NBA championship. Also receiving votes were the Celtics (22 percent), Heat (3), Magic (2) and Spurs (1). The survey was conducted throughout December.”