It's hard to imagine a team's overall fantasy outlook changing as dramatically as the Lakers' has in the last 10 days.
In the last installment of Waiver Wire, I noted that Mike Brown's club already seemed to be abandoning the Princeton offense - the system they'd installed to take advantage of Steve Nash's abilities. After Brown's sudden dismissal, rumors swirled that the Lakers would be bringing back Phil Jackson for a third go-round. That made Nash's outlook even murkier. Point guards have never exactly thrived in Jackson's triangle offense.
I'm guessing Nash owners stopped worrying when the Lakers spurned Jax and instead hired Mike D'Antoni.
What does D'Antoni's arrival mean for the Lakers? A couple of educated guesses:
The offense will run through Nash. We'll see a heavy dose of the pick-and-roll game, with Nash setting up Dwight Howard. (Scary thought: Howard has been one of the most effective pick-and-roll finishers in the league for You've reached the end of our free article preview.
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