The Los Angeles Lakers have joined the millions of basketball fans around in world by watching the 2013 Playoffs from home. The Lakers were eliminated a while back after getting swept by the San Antonio Spurs and are looking to find ways to improve for next season.
Although there is very little the front office can do now to make the Lakers better, it is dealing with pressing questions concerning the future of its players and coaching staff.
Dwight Howard’s long-term future with the team and the underachieving coaches have dominated headlines over the past seven days, and here is a Week in Review.
Lakers Nation News:
Former Lakers assistant Eddie Jordan never graduated from Rutgers.
A judge ruled on Kobe Bryant’s court case against his mother.
The Cavaliers asked for permission to interview Phil Handy.
Pau Gasol will be out 12 months after his surgery.
Matt Barnes said that former Lakers coach Mike Brown did not want him back on the team.
Bill Sharman auctioned off his 2010 NBA Championship ring.
Kobe Bryant sued his mother for selling his memorabilia.
The Lakers have already made moves for next season’s coaching staff.
Devin Ebanks will likely not return to the team next season
Metta World Peace presented a new mental health campaign.
Kobe Bryant finished 5th in the NBA’s MVP Voting
Phil Jackson refused the Nets’ head coach offer.
The Lakers’ Plan A is to keep Pau Gasol.