4. The firing of Mike Brown
Plenty of fans were calling for Mike Brown’s firing, but not many thought he would actually get the boot after just five games. However, the Lakers had had enough, and couldn’t let an awful start go on any longer.
3. Derek Fisher traded to Houston
One of the most surprising moments took place last season when the Lakers traded fan-favorite point guard and team leader, Derek Fisher, for Jordan Hill. The news came shortly after the Lakers acquired Ramon Sessions at the mid-March trade deadline, and had many fans–like myself–heartbroken.
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