Breaking Down the Pros and Cons of Each L.A. Lakers Offseason Move

The Los Angeles Lakers ended the 2011-12 season on a bitter note when they were eliminated by the Oklahoma City Thunder in the playoffs.

Entering the offseason, it was clear the Lakers had a number of issues they needed to rectify, including their point guard situation, bench play and perimeter shooting.

The Lakers were able to solve these issues by acquiring Steve Nash, signing Antawn Jamison and Jordan Hill and making other moves.

While each offseason move the Lakers made has its benefits, each also has negative aspects.

Here, I will examine the pros and cons of each of the Lakers’ offseason moves.

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