Joe Kaiser takes a look if the Dallas Mavericks had other options before signing Derek Fisher. It isn't pretty.
Kevin Pelton of Basketball Prospectus examines some glaring positional holes around the NBA, including the troubling situation at point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Tom Haberstroh identifies perceived roster weaknesses on every likely playoff team in the Western Conference, and analyzes the extent to which each hole could pose a problem for the teams this postseason.
Check out John Hollinger's player scouting reports and 2010-11 projections for the Los Angeles Lakers.
NBA training camps open, get the latest and more in today's NBA Local.
Free agents can officially sign with teams, follow them and more in today's NBA Local.