You read about the Lakers’ intrigue surrounding Kansas center Joel Embiid becoming available at the seventh overall pick because of required surgery on his right foot. You read about Louisiana-Lafayette guard Elfrid Payton improving his draft stock. You read about Lakers forward Xavier Henry hoping to re-sign with the Lakers and believing he will heal his left wrist and right knee within the next five to six weeks.
But pictures always tell a 1,000 words. And in the case of LANG’s photo gallery of the Lakers’ pre-draft workouts on Friday at the practice facility in El Segundo, plenty of his images tell various stories.