As the March 15 trade deadline nears, one team that may be looking to upgrade a spot in its starting lineup is the Los Angeles Lakers.
While Derek Fisher has five rings with the franchise, he hasn't wowed anybody with his play at the point. The 37-year-old veteran is averaging a career low in points (5.7), is shooting just 38.3 percent from the field and 31.3 percent from three, and his player efficiency rating (8.81) is 54th among NBA point guards.
Could L.A. look to make a move to upgrade? Rumored candidates over the season have included Jose Calderon, Raymond Felton, Ramon Sessions and even Gilbert Arenas. According to Newsday.com readers, though, Los Angeles will likely stay put.
Readers were asked "Who will be the Lakers point guard after the trade deadline?" They responded:
Derek Fisher - 36%
Jose Calderon - 13%
Raymond Felton - 20%
Ramon Sessions - 7%
Gilbert Arenas - 13%
Someone else - 11%
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