The Los Angeles Lakers have a difficult task ahead in identifying their next head coach to lead the storied franchise out of despair.
In order to do that, the Lakers' next orchestrator will have to exhibit several important qualities that make taking over one of sports' most recognizable brands and turning around 180 degrees.
It's no secret the Lakers had their worst season in franchise history in 2013-14. The business of erasing that and making it a distant memory begins immediately as the Lakers begin their search.
In consideration of this list the Lakers' most recent history and short-term outlook were the most influential factors in its ranking.
With that in mind, here are the five things the Lakers must have from the next head coach.