Los Angeles Lakers: 3 biggest problems to fix this summer

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The Los Angeles Lakers need to fix things this offseason. What are the biggest three things they need to fix?

If you have had your head in the sand or just have turned off all sports shows, you know that there are some issues in the Los Angeles Lakers organization. We propose three of the biggest problems that the Lakers need to fix to get on the right track this season.

The fall out from last season, or since the end of last season, has been immense when it comes to the Lakers. Magic Johnson quit unexpectedly and is now throwing his former employee, Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka, under the bus after feeling like Pelinka talked about him behind his back, or “Backstabbed” him.

On the ESPN show “First Take,” Stephen A. Smith asked Magic what happened. Magic continued to explain about how he took care of trading D’Angelo Russell and drafting Lonzo Ball, adding Josh Hart to get things going in the right direction.

Magic said he was called by friends outside of basketball that he was hearing that Magic was not doing his job, according to Pelinka, and he felt he had to manage the Buss brothers, and he “Took that role as well.”

Magic said the straw that broke the camels back was when he wanted to fire Luke Walton and Jeanie Buss was a little wishy-washy on firing him and brought in another front office person, Tim Harrison, who wanted to keep Luke. He felt it was time to go because of a lack of power and because it wasn’t fun anymore, as the backstabbing just put him over the edge. For the record, Magic said there was no email string that he was blinded on, for what it’s worth, you can’t believe anything.

In the end, Luke Walton and the Lakers eventually parted ways, Tyronn Lue was offered a three-year deal and rejected it, Frank Vogel was offered the head coaching job and accepted it along with assistant or associate coach Jason Kidd who also accepted the challenge.

With a head coach in place, the organization needs to now address other problems. Here are three problems that need to be fixed ASAP.