It's no secret by now that the Lakers could enter next season virtually unchanged from last year except for the rookies. They may only be able to sign one or two free agents, and I've already discussed potential free-agent targets that folks aren't talking much about but should be high on the Lakers' list.
This list is more for guys who Kobe Bryant should take an interest in bringing to the team for various reasons. They're players that Bryant would respect—mostly veterans who know their roles and can be counted on to be reliable cogs in the Lakers' quest for the 2012 NBA title.
Without further ado, here are the players the Black Mamba should take a special interest in recruiting to his aid.