September 9, 2013 |
The Lakers added to their roster over the past week, inviting free agents Shawne Williams and Xavier Henry to training camp . Though terms were not released, neither is expected to have a full guarantee and will have to earn a spot on the team's 15-man roster (although the Lakers could decide to carry just 13 or 14 players). The Lakers were also linked in reports to 35-year-old forward Pete Mickeal and veteran point guard Sebastian Telfair . A player the Lakers once pursued in trade, Michael Beasley , was waived by the Phoenix Suns.
January 21, 2013 |
The Lakers failed to get back on track in Week 12, dropping to 17-23. In 12th place in the Western Conference, the Lakers have a challenging road ahead if they're to climb back into playoff contention. The team is seven losses below the cumulative predictions for weeks 1 through 12 . Monday at Chicago Bulls The Bulls play formidable defense. That's their hallmark. Offensively, they've struggled without Derrick Rose, but at 23-16, they're still one of the better teams in the Eastern Conference.