Los Angeles Laker: NBA Draft Team Needs

May 27th, 2007

NBA Draft Los Angeles Lakers


2006-07 Record: 42-40


2007 Picks: 19th, 40th, 48th


Team needs: Outside shooting, backcourt depth


Who to pick: A young wing such as Daequan Cook would be a good fit to come off the bench behind Kobe Bryant. A big guard like Javaris Crittenton could be a good fit also. The Lakers could look to swingmen like D.J. Strawberry or Jared Dudley in the second round.


Draft History

2006: Jordan Farmar (26), Cheik Samb (51)

2005: Andrew Bynum (10), Ronny Turiaf (37), Von Wafer (39)

2004: Sasha Vujacic (27), Marcus Douthit (56)

2003: Brian Cook (24), Luke Walton (32)

2002: Kareem Rush (20)

2001: None

2000: Mark Madsen (29), Corey Hightower (54)

1999: Devean George (23), John Celestand (30)

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