Perhaps the most controversial team yet... Can the Lakers contend without Shaq? How will a Bryant lead team fair? What can Rudy T. bring to the table?

What are your thoughts on the Lakers prospects for this year?

Starters:

PG - Chucky Atkins
SG - Kobe Bryant
SF - Lamar Odom
PF - Brian Grant
C - Vlade Divac

Bench:

Tony Bobbitt - G
Caron Butler - F
Brian Cook - F
Devean George - G-F
Nate Johnson - G
Jumain Jones - F
Slava Medvedenko - F-C
Chris Mihm - C-F
Kareem Rush - G
Sasha Vujacic - G
Luke Walton - F

Coach: Rudy Tomjanovich