The Los Angeles Lakers are playing great basketball this season but have they already peaked? With LeBron James and Anthony Davis leading the way, many experts believe the Lakers are the team to beat in the Western Conference. However, a closer look will reveal that the Lakers could be in trouble come playoff time unless Davis and James get some help.
With the NBA trade dealing over and the Lakers not making any moves, that leaves current players to step their game up. But who? Who will be the players to take their game to the next level if and when the game slows down and their two starts have an off night in the playoffs?
Here are 2 players who must step up for the Los Angeles Lakers.