Training camp for the Los Angeles Lakers has been a battle. A battle for wins (0-4 to start the preseason), a battle for playing time (key positions like back-up point guard have yet to be decided) and a battle for roster spots.
With a 20-man roster practicing day to day, Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak will be forced to make cuts and trim down his lineup to 12 before the season begins Oct. 30.
Who's on the bubble? Who has a chance to make the cut? Who will be relegated to the greener pastures of the D-League?
Let's take a deeper dive into those few and final roster spots heading into the 2012-13 season.