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On Thursday, "First Take" debated whether the Lakers should trade Andrew Bynum. Rumors have been flying regarding Bynum's future, especially considering the possibility of getting Dwight Howard. Stephen A. Smith believes Bynum always has been a problem for the Lakers, while Skip Bayless has Bynum ranked above Howard as a player. Your take?
Usually, when Kobe Bryant drops 42 points on an opposing team, it results in a solid, decisive win. That's what happened on Monday night, except this time, the Thunder were the ones running away with it. The Lakers looked slow and and out of sorts throughout the series, with Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum coming under fire more than once for lackluster play. Kobe still seems to have his killer instinct, but do the Lakers need a major overhaul if he's going to get another ring?
Gasol or Bynum?
The Lakers have big decisions to make regarding the dual futures of Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum.
Is Bynum essential?
Andrew Bynum showed his stuff in several games this season, looking like the best player on the court for extended periods of time.
Kobe Bryant isn't getting any younger, and some additional minutes at the London Olympics may make him that much more tired next season.
Mike Brown came under some criticism this season, but still led his team into the second round of the playoffs.