There was a very important game for Lakers fans over the weekend.
Oklahoma City vs. Golden State? No.
Lakers vs. San Antonio? Getting closer.
The Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets in a showdown of two fellow cellar-dwellers, a game with lottery intrigue for many Lakers followers.
With fewer than 30 games until the 2015-16 season ends for the Lakers, it's never too early to figure out where they sit in lottery land, along with their sad companions.
Louisiana State forward Ben Simmons remains the class of the draft, followed by thin but versatile Duke forward Brandon Ingram. The third-best player might be Providence...