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Silver Screen and Roll May 16, 2015

How the Lakers can rebuild if they survive the NBA Draft lottery

After two of the worst years in Los Angeles franchise history, a few bounces of a ping pong ball could determine which way the Lakers' rebuild moves on May 20th. What would happen if they keep the pick? It started off the basketball court. The then-owner of the then-New Orleans Hornets, then-NBA Commissioner David Stern, vetoed a trade that would have brought young All-Star point guard Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers. Along with several other chaotic events in his life, the nearly-completed deal essentially ended Lamar Odom's NBA career. Along with the retirement of Phil Jackson and...

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