The Los Angeles Lakers didn't just hold on to their top-five protected pick, they jumped all the way up to a premium position with the second-overall pick in the stacked top-three of the 2015 NBA Draft. Kobe Bryant was ready to fire away once the news trickled down in a perfectly Kobe way:
Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) May 20, 2015
That's OK, Mamba. It looks like the franchise is on it's way to redemption with a top pick in hand. The Lakers squeezed their lemons and get to enjoy some refreshing lemonade now.