Teams with small moves to make
OKC, Miami and Chicago are among teams that only need minor roster upgrades
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.
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