As reported by ESPN's Chris Broussard earlier this week, the Los Angeles Lakers are interested in Houston Rockets point guard Jonny Flynn. As it seems right now, L.A. is in desperation mode in their current quest for an effective point guard.
Derek Fisher is on the last legs of his career, and is no longer capable of being the kind of point guard sidekick that Kobe Bryant so desperately needs in the Lakers backcourt.
To make matters worse, Steve Blake, Andrew Gouldelock, and Darius Morris each are only capable of helping the team while contributing bench minutes.
What the Lakers need is a future at the point guard position. They need a cornerstone, someone who they can rely on for the next several years to direct their powerful offense while contributing points when necessary.
Jonny Flynn could be a gift to the franchise if they can acquire him from the Houston Rockets, and here's why...