While this popularity has its benefits, it certainly has its drawbacks too.
One of the most significant disadvantages is that the team is continuously under a microscope, open to excessive scrutiny.
Every team in the NBA has their controversies, but the ones that are most talked about are those involving the Lakers.
Every season, as a result of constant attention by the media and fans, Lakers controversies tend to go out of control.
This season was no exception.
Here is a list of the 10 most overblown controversies of the Lakers’ season.