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.
Till we get a cutesy graphic involving the words "Please Believe It", Karl Malone, and a bottle of Haterade? ESPN's Association Vanguard Ric Bucher is reporting that Karl Malone will sign with the Dark Side Lakers for the veteran minimum.