Los Angeles Lakers: Contender Weakness Evaluation- Turnovers
By Mike Elworth
* There are only 12 teams with even the slightest chance at a title next year, Miami, San Antonio, Indiana, Chicago, Houston, Oklahoma City, the Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State, Brooklyn, Memphis, New York and the Los Angeles Lakers and in that order from 1-12, I will be breaking down each team’s biggest weakness and what they can do to improve it, whether through internal improvement or in any late free agent signing.
- The Los Angeles Lakers, despite popular belief, had a very strong offense last season, as they were 6th in the NBA in points, 10th in field goal percentage and 3rd in threes made. They were also a strong rebounding team, as they were 4th overall and 2nd in defensive rebounding, but they struggled on defense. Their defense was only 22nd in the NBA and with the loss of Dwight Howard, Earl Clark and Metta World Peace, their defense will be even worse. So how are they going to do stay the sa...