The team's players met with Coach
Rookie forward/center Tarik Black is just happy to be here.
Rookie Julius Randle leaned on Bryant and
Duke champion Justise Winslow declared for the draft and may be one of the top prospects.
Kupchak believes the Lakers can be in the "hunt quickly" after another lost season.
Meanwhile, LeBron James claimed first in NBA jersey sales, again.
Bryant is under contract to sell his Newport Coast home.
Finally, the Lakers exceeded the cumulative prediction of 18-64 by three wins.