For all the glitz and star power that make up the Lakers’ brand, their roster last season resembled little bit of it.
Amid a rash of injuries to Kobe Bryant (left Achilles tendon, left knee) and Steve Nash (back), the Lakers featured a lineup that often required fans to hold onto their program. So it’s hardly surprising to hear Kendall Marshall’s story told above that a Jersey Mikes employee thought him entering the store wearing Lakers gear meant he was a fan rather than the team’s starting point guard.
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