Obviously the Lakers are going through a tough stretch. In fact, this stretch has been basically the entire season. While they have gone through some winning streaks, it seems that the team has been predominately struggling since the season tipped last October.
I don’t think the Lakers will end up making any major moves. After trading Sasha Vujacic last month the Lakers lost their most lucrative trading chip. The Lakers are a very talented team, and they know it. Don’t be surprised if Mitch Kupchak sits back and lets the trade deadline pass with nothing but a yawn. Once the post-season starts the Lakers will be ready to go. Count on it.
However, if Mitch could work a little magic this is a trade that most of Lakers Nation might agree to: