5 Questions the Los Angeles Lakers Need Answered During the Preseason

Preseason results have no bearing on regular-season performance. It doesn't matter that the Los Angeles Lakers took a 40-point beatdown at the hands of the Golden State Warriors.

What these exhibition games do provide, however, is a chance for guys to audition for new roles, for new teammates to figure out how to play with one another and for the team to put the new philosophies of Byron Scott into practice.

There are myriad questions swirling around the team this preseason.

Here are five that need answering.

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