Kevin Ding Grades the Lakers: Who’s to Blame for Their Nightmare Start?

The Los Angeles Lakers did not have high expectations coming into the season. Kobe Bryant has helped exceed those expectations thus far with his competitive play and his consistent scoring, but the veteran additions and the overall defense have held the Lakers back in the West.

Has Byron Scott's coaching helped fix rotation issues for the Lakers? Have the veteran additions of Jeremy Lin and Carlos Boozer lived up to expectations? 

Find out as Stephen Nelson is joined by Kevin Ding, who grades all things Los Angeles Lakers at the quarter mark of the season in the video above. 

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