With underachieving PG Ramon Sessions choosing to opt out of the final year of his deal, the Lakers still have a sizable hole in the backcourt. Given the questions looming about the Lakers' age, GM Mitch Kupchak will be looking for the fountain of youth this summer.
To grab a serious game changer like Deron Williams, the Lakers will likely lose someone from their starting lineup, but it could help them in the future. With LA significantly over the cap, some serious negotiation play will have to take place.
Here are 12 free agents that would help boost Kobe and company back to their championship form.