5 Biggest Holes Los Angeles Lakers Must Fill During 2015 Offseason

The Los Angeles Lakers roster may be the weakest it's ever been in the history of the franchise. The Lakers match the New York Knicks and Philadelphia 76ers in terms of having the least amount of talent available to suit up for an NBA game.

Even coach Byron Scott concedes that L.A. has holes up and down its roster, telling Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News after a recent practice, "We need pieces at every position".

It's true.

Looking ahead to next season, the only places presumed to be occupied are the starting shooting guard and power forward spots. Kobe Bryant and Julius Randle should be staples at those positions, though both will be coming off season-ending ailments.

Other than that, Nick Young should slot in as usual as a backup wing, and promising rookie Jordan Clarkson eliminates the need for a backup point guard—unless he proves worthy of the starting job himself.

The rest of the roster is in flux, and the Lakers can stand to make improvements across the board.

Let's take a look at L.A.'s five biggest holes and offer suggestions on where to find the best players to fill them.

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