Which team will win the NBA championship?

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NBA 5-on-5: Los Angeles Lakers

For nearly two decades, Kobe Bryant has been the biggest constant for the Los Angeles Lakers. Now, headed into this season and following his Achilles injury, he could be their biggest question mark. How good will he be? Will the Lakers' veterans stay healthy and return to form, or will the team tumble into the lottery? The NBA 5-on-5 guys had their say, and now it's time for SportsNation to weigh in.

What grade would you give the Lakers' offseason?

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  • Which of these is the biggest question facing the Lakers this season?

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  • Who is the Lakers' most intriguing player?

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  • Which of these bold predictions for the Lakers is most likely to come true?

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  • Which is a more likely outcome for the Lakers this season?

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