SAN ANTONIO --
It's the biggest subplot of a Lakers' off-season sure to feature some twists and turns.
"We'll sit down with Mitch and Jim at the end of the year and reassess everything and see where we are and see what their thoughts are," D'Antoni said Wednesday, referring to Lakers executives
The Lakers (26-55) have never lost this many games in a season and were eliminated from playoff contention a month ago. Their season finale is Wednesday night against the
"Before the season, everybody said we would have a good shot at making the playoffs if
"After that, it gets a little complicated. You make the [
Twelve of the Lakers' 15 players are expected to be free agents in July, assuming
"Decisions will be made going forward on about a million things," D'Antoni said.
The Lakers have missed 309 man-games to injury this season.
"We couldn't get any traction because we couldn't get the same starting lineup for four or five games in a row," D'Antoni said. "When Kobe comes in for six games and then goes out, it takes another 10 games to get us settled again and then Steve [Nash] would go in and out, Steve Blake went in and out, and then out. Shawne Williams in, out, out, in, out. When you do that, then guys are in different roles and asked to do different things and it's not fair to them. To me, that's where the season went sideways."