A franchise that has expected excellence for most of its history now heads into a transitional period that demands patience as it rebuilds.
The Lakers finished last season 17-65, the worst record in franchise history, four games worse than the previous mark set just one season earlier. The road back won’t be quick or easy. But patience will work only if coupled with progress.
These five questions face the Lakers as they head to training camp.
How will Coach Luke Walton’s approach help the team’s young core develop?
The early marks for Walton’s relationship with his young team have been exceptional. Point guard...