The Lakers are now 6-6, tied with the Denver Nuggets and Utah Jazz as the seventh, eighth and ninth best teams in the Western Conference.
Naturally the team is evolving with the hiring of Coach Mike D'Antoni. Certainly the eventual return of Steve Nash (leg) will change the team significantly.
The concern is schedule.
The Lakers have played more home games than any other team in the league. It's rare when a team nears the same winning percentage on the road as they do at home.
The Charlotte Bobcats are the only other team, like the Lakers, with just three games played on the road. Charlotte actually has a better record at 2-1 while the Lakers have yet to record a single victory.