NBA trade rumors, free agency and head coaching speculation are already in full swing with the offseason right around the corner.
While some teams are content to sit back and wait, others are frantically searching to fill in the necessary gaps to improve over the summer and come back stronger next season.
Even though they're only one of the 30 teams that represent the NBA, the Los Angeles Lakers have been one of the hottest topics around the league ever since their unceremonious exit from the playoffs.
While plenty of chatter surrounding the team has been focused on potential trades the organization might make, the main focus has been on the team's head coaching vacancy with Phil Jackson walking away from the game.
Read on to find out about the latest news, updates and buzz around the NBA.