Lakers take 2012-13 team photo

The Lakers took their 2012-13 team photo on Wednesday.

In honor of the late Dr. Jerry Buss, the Lakers left an empty seat between Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol. Buss died Feb. 18 from an undisclosed form of cancer.

The team also released a brief video of the shoot via

The Lakers also sent out a thank-you message on Twitter for reaching 3 million followers.

Off until Friday, the Lakers (36-33) next host the Washington Wizards (24-43) at Staples Center.

Coach Mike D’Antoni said he hopes to have both Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol back from injury against Washington.



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