NBA training camps are set to open in a couple of weeks and can be early sources of storylines that can create interest in the regular season. The 2012-13 Lakers camp will be no different, offering a number of interesting scenarios for fans to watch out for.
With so many new faces and big names joining Kobe Bryant and others in Los Angeles, there will be no shortage of developments that will need to be addressed before the Lakers open the regular season against the Mavericks on October 30.
The Lakers are looking to rebound from yet another second-round playoff exit and management apparently has assembled the talent necessary for the Lakers to make a deeper run next season, assuming that everything comes together according to plan.
Let's examine the top five stories for the Lakers training camp as they prepare for the 2012-13 NBA regular season.