Going through the motions

Like a high school senior ready to graduate, the Lakers feel no pressure

Updated: March 30, 2010, 2:57 PM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

The Lakers are beginning to look more and more like a group of high school seniors during the final two weeks before graduation. With their college acceptance letters in hand and their grades all but decided, they are simply going through the motions.

Maybe it's time to consider the Lakers' current five-game road trip one big senior ditch day or perhaps an extended spring break.

After all, the Lakers have shown up for only two quarters during this trip, which has actually been good ...

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