Is There a Lakers 2013 Playoff Conspiracy? Let’s Go to the Video!

Once thought to be completely out of it for this season, the Los Angeles Lakers are suddenly in the playoff hunt.

How did that happen, and more importantly WHY would the NBA want this? Is video implying that the officials have been purposefully calling the games in the Lakers’ favor?

Here’s more from the YouTube description:

Highlights from the Lakers very suspicious 2013 playoff push.  After an embarrassing blowout to the Clippers on February 14th, healing it seemed unlikely that the Lakers would make the postseason. Over the next month they went on a miraculous winning spree that pushed them firmly back into the playoff picture.