Following another tough playoff exit, the Los Angeles Lakers made huge additions to the team during the offseason.
In are Steve Nash, Dwight Howard, Jodie Meeks and Antawn Jamison.
Also in are even higher expectations. It will be NBA title or bust this season.
Getting that title will be extremely tough, as both conferences have some scary teams and the Lakers can't afford to let up on any night.
Read on for seven teams who will challenge L.A. this season in its quest for the organization's 17th championship.