If Shaq's back, L.A. will return to Finals
If Shaquille O'Neal remains physically fit, the Lakers will be in great shape to win it all.
Best Case Scenario
To win their fourth championship in the past five seasons -- and maybe even make a run at 70 wins -- these three things need to happen.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider
We see that you are not an ESPN Insider. Upgrade today and gain access to our exclusive coverage.
MORE NBA HEADLINES
- Aldridge's 38 power Blazers over Thunder
- Faulty generator shelves Spurs-Wolves game
- Kobe rules himself out Friday against Kings
- Melo: 'Laughingstock' Knicks must top Nets