2011 NBA Mock Draft: How Does Draft Fit into Los Angeles Lakers’ Offseason Plans

Unfortunately, the Los Angeles Lakers do not have any picks in the first round of this month’s draft.

There are a number of players being projected as first-round picks who could improve the Lakers' current roster.

Is it possible the Lakers would trade some of their second-round picks and/or players currently on their roster to land a first-round prospect?

Considering Jim and Jerry Buss now have full control over the team, I wouldn’t rule out anything.

Here is a full first-round mock draft. Also, the last five slides will highlight first-round prospects who would fit well with the Lakers.

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