Thursday, September 18, 2014
APphoto_Lakers Hornets Basketball

APphoto_Lakers Hornets Basketball

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant celebrates with guard Jodie Meeks (20) after scoring in the final minute of an NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Hornets in New Orleans, Wednesday, March 6, 2013. The Lakers won 108-102. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) ** Usable by LA and DC Only **



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?