And thus the final link to the championship Lakers teams of the early 2000's is gone. I miss those days.
Devean was criminally underused in the last season, especially during the playoffs, since he was (as aforementioned) the only Laker other than Kobe with championship experience. I would have much rather seen the ball in his hands than Smush Parker's or Kwame Brown's.
One could make an argument for Kirk Hinrich over Arenas, but they've really put up very similar numbers (although Hinrich has done it in fewer minutes), and have been key cogs in their teams' resurgences this season. Also: