Three games into the Lakers season, it's too early to panic or assume the worst. But what we can do is simply assess what the team has done and whether it bodes well for further down the road.
The good news is that they won’t face three games in a row for the rest of the season. With a season this compressed, those days off are precious for the fifth-oldest team in the league.
At 1-2, the team isn’t an offensive juggernaut, but it's been competitive in every game, and it’ll take some getting used to a team that has plenty of new faces.
Here are my thoughts three games into this season.