Former Los Angeles Lakers guard Dennis Schroder took what some interpreted to be a calculated shot at the Purple and Gold after his FIBA win. On Friday, Schroder's German National Team upset Team USA in the FIBA World Cup Semifinals, and a postgame soundbite after the game raised some eyebrows.

In his postgame press conferences, Schroder spoke on where he sees the German National Team among all the teams he's suited up for in his career.

“I think this is the best team I’ve ever played on, whether it’s the NBA or national team,” said Schroder, via BasketNews.

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If Dennis Schroder intended his comment to be taken literally, then that would mean he believes his German squad is better than the Lakers' conference finalist team he played for this past season.

That Lakers squad featured LeBron James and Anthony Davis in addition to a slew of well-defined role players that propelled a below-average team all the way to the NBA's Final Four following a series of trade deadline acquisitions.

Schroder, who now plays for the Toronto Raptors, apparently thinks that Mo Wagner, Franz Wagner, and Daniel Theis are a better supporting cast than that bunch.

Of course, it's important to remember that oftentimes, players are dealing with a lack of oxygen flow to their brains right after a game ends, which has been blamed for some unfortunate postgame soundbites in years past.

Or perhaps Schroder sincerely believes the German National Team is the best team he's ever been on.

Either way, don't expect Lakers fans to be thrilled about this one.