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2006 DRAFT SELECTIONS
No. 26 (MIA), No. 51

RECENT DRAFT HISTORY
2005: 39. Von Wafer
2004: 27. Sasha Vujacic
56. Marcus Douthit
2003: 24. Brian Cook
32. Luke Walton


Bryant can't do it alone.
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2005-06:
45-37, Third Place Pacific Division
Lost in First Round to Phoenix, 4-3

Key Rotation Players Returning:
G: Smush Parker
G: Kobe Bryant
F: Lamar Odom
F/C: Kwame Brown
C: Chris Mihm
F: Luke Walton
G: Sasha Vujacic
C: Dan Gadzuric

Key Free Agents:
F: Devean George

Options:
F: Brian Cook (Team)
G: Von Wafer (Team)

Needs:
Scoring Complement to Bryant
Frontcourt Help
Point Guard

From the Media:
"The Lakers need a lot of help, which they're not likely to get soon whether or not they keep to their 2008 salary cap strategy, which is already Plan B after 2007 free agents Yao Ming and Amare Stoudemire signed extensions."
-- Mark Heisler, LA Times

More Media Coverage:
LA Daily News | LA Times