Monday, September 22, 2014


LOS ANGELES – DECEMBER 9: Jordan Farmar #1 and Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers slap hands during a game against the Utah Jazz at Staples Center on December 9, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2009 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)



The past season for the Lakers was one of the most painful things to watch. A new era aims to change that. The question is, however: Why should we believe?