When the Los Angeles Lakers signed LeBron James, it marked the first big name free agent the Lakers had signed since Dwight Howard (and we all know how that turned out). Adding the best player in the world to a young core that was destined to break out, seemed like a lock for the playoffs. Although the Lakers got out to a shaky start, a strong November and December had them sitting at 4th in the West and a 19-14 going into Christmas day. As we all know, LeBron James suffered a groin injury that day, yet the Lakers still managed an impressive win over the Warriors. Since that day, the Lakers have gone 8-15, including a 42 point blow out by the Oladipo-less Pacers, and now sit at 10th in the West. The Lakers’ season has taken a turn for the worse, and we might be far from the end due to recent trades, and the Lakers lack of success on drawing in free agents. Continue Reading!