5 Keys to Los Angeles Lakers Winning NBA Championship in 2012-13

The Los Angeles Lakers got a whole new look this offseason, bringing in two of basketball's best players at their respective positions in Dwight Howard and Steve Nash, along with other key contributors and role players, in an attempt to make a run at this year's NBA championship.  Along with new faces will be the installation of a third offense, the Princeton offense, in as many years as Mike Brown has been at the helm.

The Lakers will have much to adapt to while continuing to compete with the best, as the Western Conference is compiled of a few teams who will also be putting up a fight to bring home the Larry O'Brien trophy in 2012.  The seamlessly never-aging Spurs and a new-look Thunder roster will both look to slow down Los Angeles' title aspirations.  There are many entities that factor into a championship recipe, and these are five ingredients that will lead to a 17th Lakers championship.

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