Are there silver linings to the Los Angeles Lakers' 27-55 campaign?
Is there a chance that head coach Mike D’Antoni could actually return, despite seemingly endless vitriol from the fanbase?
Will Kobe Bryant and/or Steve Nash be able to overcome health issues and bounce back in 2014-15?
Lakers fans are searching for answers to a variety of questions after years of championship contention and a number of Larry O’Brien trophies, but they'll have to spend the next few months focusing on the biggest takeaways from an abysmal season.
Losing Dwight Howard for nothing in return via 2013 free agency doomed the team’s short-term and long-term future. His departure for the Houston Rockets has sent the organization into a tailspin marred with injuries and blowout losses, but the Lakers always seem to find a way.
The franchise needs a makeover from top to bottom. At the very least, it can bank on the fact that a swift turnaround has happened before.