Starting the week in 10th place in the Western Conference, the Lakers ended Week 2 in 12th.
Another link to the Lakers' success was the shooting efficiency of
With inconsistent play from the Lakers' starting lineup, the team has gotten significant production from its high-scoring bench.
Playing on the second night of a back-to-back in New Orleans, with Nash sitting out, the Lakers stayed close to the
The Lakers enter the season at a disadvantage with All-Star guard
Complicating matters, the team opened the season with a heavy schedule.
The Lakers finished the week on a down note, giving up 47 points in the first quarter of a 113-90 loss to the
Nash left the game early with back pain -- to be further evaluated by a specialist.
Even with the Lakers struggling, the team still has the second-most expensive tickets in the NBA, on the secondary market.
Former Lakers assistant coach