How Will This Season Affect Legacies of Each LA Lakers’ Star?

Part of what defines a great athlete is the legacy he leaves behind. A player's legacy defines what he contributed during his time as an active competitor; his wins, his losses, his injuries and the like.

Now, take this example and apply it to the five stars of the 2012-13 Los Angeles Lakers. Each player has either already established a legacy of their own, or has one that is currently in progress. Needless to say, each Lakers star has his own reputation; the modest assist leader, the foreign powerhouse, the most outrageous bad boy in basketball not named Dennis Rodman, the real-life version of Superman and of course, one of the greatest to ever play the game.

With the ups and downs this season has given the Lakers, each of these great talents will have something to take from it all. But the question is, what exactly will that something be?

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