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NBA Team Previews: Los Angeles Lakers 2013-14

Jacob Guth

Jacob Guth

Jacob Guth writes about fantasy sports for RotoWire.

STATE OF THE FRANCHISE
In 2013 the Los Angeles Lakers had a disappointing offseason to say the least. The franchise came off a drama-filled, heavy media-covered season. The team saw its key acquisition from a year ago, Dwight Howard, up and leave for Houston. They also saw the face of the franchise, Kobe Bryant, suffer a massive Achilles injury during their first-round playoff exit. The Lakers exercised their amnesty clause on Metta World Peace. The health of their perennial All-Star big man, Pau Gasol, has been in and is currently in question, as is Steve Nash's. Key bench players Antawn Jamison and Earl Clark chose to leave via free agency to Los Angeles and Cleveland respectively. Coming off a 45-37 record and a seventh seed in the West, the Lakers are going into year two of the Mike D'Antoni experiment which always comes with its own massive media circus. In D'Antoni's first year in Los Angeles, the team improved a mere four wins from the strike-shortened 2011-2012 se

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