Bill Plaschke's rhetorical question — "They can't blow it now. Can they?" regarding the Lakers ending up with the No. 2 pick in the NBA draft — begs to be answered.
And the answer is that as long as Jimmy Buss is making the pick, Lakers fans have every reason to believe he will serve up another on-court debacle with his less-than-Magic touch.
Dwight Howard, Steve Nash, Mike Brown, Mike D'Antoni, D'Angelo "Not-So-Smartphone" Russell, and a host of D-League players all star in the Jimmy Buss Under-Achievers Parade of the last three seasons. Do I hear four?
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The Lakers celebrating the second...