Once the Lakers were bounced from the playoffs in the 2nd round by the Oklahoma City Thunder, most people believed that it was given that major changes were on the horizon. Pau Gasol has routinely been rumored to be on the trade block and just yesterday, Ramon Sessions decided to opt-out of his contract and become a free agent. So it seemed that the wheels were already in motion for the overhaul of the Lakers.
But while we all believe that changes are and should be coming, Jim Buss doesn’t believe that. In fact, despite everyone around him, including Magic Johnson, Buss maintains that there won’t be major changes during the offseason. And Lakers fans should expect to largely see the same team from last season, just with some coaching tweaks.
“Bring it on,” says Buss, “where do you want to start?”
What are the chances of the Lakers starting the season with Bryant, Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol all in Lakers uniforms?
“Very good,” says Buss.
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