Vote: How will this season play out for the Lakers?

With the NBA season tipping off soon, we're taking a deep dive into every team. Here are our top three storylines for the 2017-18 Los Angeles Lakers, along with an invitation for you to weigh in on how each will play out:

The Lakers will open the season Oct. 19 at home against the LA Clippers (10:30 p.m. ET).

-- Nick Ostiller