Restaurant In Los Angeles Congratulates Lakers For ‘Amazing Playoff Run’

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The Los Angeles Lakers are coming off the worst season in franchise history. After competing for an NBA title on an almost annual basis, the Lakers finished the 2013-14 NBA season with a record 27-55 resulting in missing the playoffs for only the third time since moving from Minneapolis to Los Angeles and the fifth time in franchise history.

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As if suffering another disappointing season and seeing superstar Kobe Bryant go down with another season-ending wasn’t bad enough, a restaurant in Los Angeles accidentally or perhaps intentionally congratulated the Lakers for their “amazing” playoff run.

With the Los Angeles Clippers coming a couple wins shy of the Western Conference Finals and the Lakers not even coming close to clinching a playoff spot, this ad by Upper West is like pouring salt in an open wound for Lakers fans.

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The Lakers weren’t expected to do much this season, but it was tough to watch regardless. A team so familiar with contending for titles or at least making the playoffs failing to make the postseason was a tough pill to swallow for the passionate fan base in Los Angeles.

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