The 2013 All-Star weekend has come and gone, and much like leaving your favorite summer camp as a child and returning to the real world, we must also return to the reality that is the regular season. For Los Angeles Lakers fans, this is one sobering reality.
Sporting a 25-29 record before the break, L.A.'s performance has been borderline disastrous. Various inconsistencies have plagued the Lake Show, hindering its performance and being rendered unable to live up to the hype of this past offseason.
However, it is time for some changes, which should be coming right around the bend. Here are three key factors to look out for to close out the Lakers' season.