5 Free Agents the Los Angeles Lakers Must Target After Steve Nash Acquisition

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5 Free Agents the Los Angeles Lakers Must Target After Steve Nash Acquisition
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The Los Angeles Lakers entered the 2012 offseason with holes throughout their star-studded rotation. With the lack of a point guard and their lead facilitator happening to be their leading scorer in Kobe Bryant, the team just wasn't in a legitimate position to make it to an NBA championship.

In a matter of moments, that all changed.

The Lakers acquired two-time MVP and long-time rival Steve Nash in a sign-and-trade with the Phoenix Suns. As a result, they've gone from one of the league's worst passing teams to the franchise in possession of the game's best facilitator.

So what's next?

With financial flexibility at a minimum, the Lakers are looking at a rather thin list of targets. Nevertheless, those targets do exist and must be capitalized on. Here's a list of five they must channel their focus toward.

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