Articles written by Mitch Chotkoff

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  • Congratulations Magic and Rob, The Roster Makes Sense

    Mitch Chotkoff, Sports Editor|Nov 23, 2017

    The biggest complaint I’ve heard from Laker fans in the last five years is the lack of improvement in the annual roster. Since the Lakers lost four straight first round playoff games to the San Antonio Spurs in 1912 and haven’t qualified since then I take these complaints seriously. Finally, owner Jeanie Buss replaced two front office leaders this season and brought in former Laker great Magic Johnson and respected player agent Rob Pelinka. Their job is to acquire players who upgrade the talent level. I’m not naïve enough to believe the Lakers...