The Lakers' big man needs to feel like he belongs.
The Los Angeles Lakers waived second-year guard Andrew Goudelock on Saturday, trimming their roster to 15 players.
Steve Nash's decision to come to the Lakers shows L.A. is still a landing spot.
Despite Lakers' recent success without Kobe Bryant, it's clear they need him.
Andrew Bynum's on-court contributions are undeniable, but that's not where the story ends.
The Lakers' dominance in the West appears to be slowly fading.
Two devastating losses has the team and fans evaluating everything
There is growing concern among some Lakers players as to whether first-year coach Mike Brown and his staff have the X-and-O wherewithal to fix the Lakers' struggling offense, sources told ESPNLosAngeles.com on Wednesday.
For all that has gone wrong in L.A., Bryant isn't waiting for excuses.
A vetoed trade and an aging roster leave the Lakers vulnerable.
The balance of power shifted when Kupchak was able to add Pau Gasol.