Why did LeBron James choose the Lakers? And what's the team's plan for returning to greatness?

James could transform a once-proud franchise back into a champion, but it’s not as if the Lakers are the Dodgers, who have an entire generation of fans who have never seen them win a title. Memories of Bryant’s greatest triumphs remain vivid, and that’s what James will be measured against, not the last five years in which the Lakers have failed to reach the postseason.