The team wants to make sure its superstar guard can play well next season, which could become his NBA farewell tour.
In a statement, the team said that Alina Kupchak had been battling a 'lengthy illness.'
A resurgent season has the Laker's superstar looking like a lock for his 17th straight starting spot in the All-Star game, as the league updates the voting totals.
Against the Nuggets, the Lakers star proved he can still summon up some youthful vitality.
That's probably not going to lower the swag factor for Swaggy P.
The Lakers star is now third, behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl Malone. And you can buy a shoe to mark the achievement!
More players follow the leads of Derrick Rose and LeBron James in expressing their concern over the Eric Garner case.
It's business, not personal -- he just wants the team to improve its chances for a top pick in next year's draft.
Okay, it's mostly laughable, but he did help the Lakers get just their second win of the season.
The Lakers guard tells DuJour magazine the subject has 'come up a couple times.'