In this day and age, professional basketball has become a sport of explosive athleticism and transition execution. As we shift our attention to the Los Angeles Lakers, however, we discover what separates sport from art: the employment of an offensive system which requires motion, ball movement and clockwork execution.
With the guidance of assistant coach Eddie Jordan, the Lakers will implement the Princeton offense. Such a system requires the team to act as one, capitalizing on one another's strengths and compensating for the respective weaknesses.
The question is, are the Lakers running the proper offense in order to maximize their current roster's world class abilities?