This week, ESPNLA.com's Ramona Shelburne and 710 ESPN's resident hoops guru Dave Miller answer these three pressing questions:
What is one thing you learned about the Lakers this year?
Fact or fiction: The Lakers are better off going into the playoffs this season compared to last.
Last year, it took the Lakers 16 games to reach the NBA Finals. Staying optimistic that they'll return four a fourth straight season, this time will they need more than 16 to make it happen?