L.A. Lakers: What to Expect from Each Player in the 2012-13 Season

July 24th, 2012 by Ryan Rudnansky Leave a reply »
The Los Angeles Lakers may not be done this offseason, but they've already added some intriguing pieces, including superstar point guard Steve Nash.

They've also agreed to a deal with a two-time All-Star to back up the forward positions and re-signed an emerging young rebounder.

Here's a look at the Lakers' probable starting lineup for 2012-13 season, as well as the key bench players. 


Starting Lineup

PG: Steve Nash

Steve Nash may be 38 years old, but he also made his eighth All-Star team last season, averaging 12.5 points and 10.7 assists while shooting 53 percent from the floor and 39 percent from downtown.

While Nash isn't the defensive-minded point guard the Lakers were seeking last season, he more than makes up for it on offense. He will likely be an All-Star in Los Angeles next season, and he has more weapons to play with than in Phoenix.


SG: Kobe Bryant

What else can be said about Kobe Bryant?

Bryant may be 33 years old and heading toward retirement, but the 14-time All-Star and five-time world champion still averaged 27.9 po ...

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