On Tuesday, the Lakers (2-11) have the opportunity to scuttle the Golden State Warriors' quest to set the NBA's record for the best start in league history at 16-0.
Interim head coach Luke Walton, subbing for Steve Kerr, who is out with a back injury, has helped his team start out the season with 15 straight wins. The Lakers, meanwhile, have managed just two wins and are currently at the bottom of the Western Conference standings.
Other than rookie forward Kevon Looney of UCLA, who is likely out for the year with a hip injury, the Warriors are healthy.
The Lakers should have a full roster, but any outcome other than a loss would be a major...