And while the reports are nothing more than talk at this point, I think some Los Angeles Lakers fans hope they are true, this writer included.
After all, Kupchak traded Lamar Odom away for almost nothing. Yes, Odom demanded a trade. But come on Mitch, would you have jumped off a bridge if he told you to?
In the following slides, you will find five candidates to replace Kupchak as G.M. of the Lakers.
I am in no way saying the people in the following slides have been rumored as Kupchak's successor. Mitch could very well end up being in the Lakers’ front office for the next decade—holy smokes, let’s hope not.