The messages have been quite divergent for the Clippers and Lakers.
Under Magic Johnson's influence, the Dodgers look like the Lakers of old.
Dodgers GM Ned Colletti is used to restrictions, but that seems to be changing.
The Dodgers' new owners return our focus to the field, finally.
Members of the Dodgers organization are excited about Magic Johnson being part of the new ownership group, but terms of the deal are being questioned.
The highs of 2011? There were many. But, boy, does 2012 look even better.
In L.A., it was a tough year for champions but a banner year for good feelings.