Initial Report Card Grades for Every Los Angeles Lakers Player

The Los Angeles Lakers have begun the 2013-14 NBA season with a 2-2 record, and while that's not going to earn them elite status, they've shown they have good chemistry early in the year.

Inconsistency has plagued this team through Week 1. A solid victory over the Los Angeles Clippers gave fans hope, then back-to-back losses to the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs brought them back down to Earth.

A two-point victory over the Atlanta Hawks was fun to watch, but it can't be ignored that the team blew a 21-point lead and was outscored by double digits in the fourth quarter.

Hope shouldn't be lost for fans in L.A., but expectations should be tempered. This team has a chance to surprise some people throughout the year, but it's going to take a stronger showing from a handful of players to make that dream become a reality.


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