Re: If Nash tears his ACL, who starts for the lakers?
I disagree. I think you underestimate just how much better Howard is compared to Bynum. Defensively he blows Bynum away. Last year we were ranked 13th in DRTG. With Howard I expect the Lakers to be in the top 5 at least. Offensively he's a much better fit because of his far superior foul-drawing, offensive rebounding, better passing, and much better mobility.
Seriously, he's wayyyyyyyyyyy better than Bynum.
I think the Lakers have a very good shot at beating the Thunder with Dwight in there even with no Nash.