The Lakers dropped all three games through Week 15, falling to 13-38 on the season. Given the team's obligation to the Phoenix Suns, sending their 2015 first-round pick provided it's not in the top five, losing at this point in the season is better for the franchise long-term.
Before the Lakers started their week in Milwaukee against the Bucks, it was announced that Jordan Hill would be lost to the Lakers for an extended time with a hip injury.
Ryan Kelly had a break-out game against the Magic, in what has been a frustrating season for the second-year forward.
The difficult week bodes well for protecting their first-round pick, but the Lakers' schedule is fairly easy the rest of the season.
Regardless, Scott is in it for the long haul with this team.
Meanwhile, Kobe Bryant and Jimmy Fallon once went on a beer run together in 1996.
Nick Young said he's a "romantic," planning to put heart and soul into a new month.
Lakers affiliate player Jabari Brown was named a D-League all-star with the D-Fenders.
Finally, forward/center Tarik Black has heard it all when it comes to saying his name.