For the Lakers to bounce back and make themselves a playoff-contender again, the front office will need to look to sign a high-level player to aid LeBron James and lead the team while LeBron recovers.
Zion Williamson is expected to be picked first in the 2019 NBA draft. He has been starring in the highlights for his incredible play at Duke.
Lakers and Suns are the teams to watch.
Marshall Norbal discusses the NBA's new sneaker policy.
Are Mike Trout and LeBron James suffering from the same normalisation of greatness?
Will anyone be able to stop Giannis in this post-LeBron world?
How far can LeBron take the Lakers?
The NBA has a responsibility to look after it's players, but what is being done to help their mental wellbeing?
Paul George, Chris Paul, LeBron James and DeMarcus Cousins all made huge decisions this week. That and more in our bumper round-up...
From LeBron to Boogie, where does this free agency period leave the NBA?