We’ve all seen this person before. They claim to love the Lakers and visibly stand by them, and don the colors of the club. They appear just as optimistic and collected as the previously described fan, however, they do so cautiously. They want to seem as if they are the expert analysis, but still hold the stance of a true Lakers fan.
So, how do they go about achieving both elements? They add a disclaimer to nearly everything they say, and it can be as subtle or blatant as they want. Some people who fall under this category will sneakily add it into their comments and predictions, while others will work it in as a prominent fixture of their commentary, hoping to sound like the next top-ESPN analyst.