Tinseltown is hopping yet again as the Los Angeles Lakers transformed themselves from a potential Western Conference finalist to a championship contender over the course of one offseason.
Kobe Bryant is the familiar face of the franchise, but he is now flanked by Steve Nash and Dwight Howard, in addition to Pau Gasol. This may be one of the most talented Lakers teams since the Showtime era.
You name it and the Lakers have it this season. However, with so many stars on board, can the players adapt to another new offense and buy into Mike Brown's vaunted defensive schemes?
In order to do so, the talent on the roster will be tested. Championships are the only measure of success in Lakerland. So how do the players rank one to 15? Read on to find out.