- Chris Palmer, ESPN the Magazine
In a three-part series, Chris Palmer examines the needs of all 30 teams. On Thursday he looks at the teams that should only make minor adjustments to their rosters this offseason, either because they are close to title contention or a team filled with quality young talent.
Needs: Point guard; 3-point shooting
Forget the Dwight Howard speculation and let's focus on the roster as is. The Lakers are primed for another title run even without D-12, as they will return with last season's roster nearly intact. They'll scrap the triangle for a more conventional offense under new coach Mike Brown, and should adjust quickly.
Chris Palmer takes a look at the NBA teams with the least to do this offseason, either because they're already a title contender or because they are building around a strong collection of young talent.