And not just in the win/loss column. Luke Walton is reportedly set to go on his first date with Britney Spears.
Maybe that's fitting. Like Britney, the Lakers are so 2001.
But this probably has to do with Kobe. Not in an Eagle, Colo. way. Some chicks might be into that. No, by trading Shaq, the Lakers have now fallen to the point where they are no longer a championship contender, but the players are forced to date fading pop stars.
What's next, Andrew Bynum being seen on the arm of Tiffany? Brian Cook will be seen nuzzling up with Gloria Estafan?