Remember when the Los Angeles Lakers signed LeBron James? Then, late-Monday, it was reported that the Golden State Warriors came to terms on a contract to replace McGee with DeMarcus Cousins - a move that sent shockwaves across the entire National Basketball Association.
The Lakers will be Rondo's fifth team in the last five seasons after spending the first eight-plus seasons with the Boston Celtics, which included a title in 2008 and being a four-time All-Star from 2010-13.
"Lonzo ain't going to play off the ball", LaVar said. Many felt LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers missed out on an opportunity to sign the talented big man, but we might have the whole thing wrong. But perhaps James took note of how the Warriors built one of the most dominant teams ever and realized his best chance at sustained championship contention down the line is to let the Lakers build more organically.
James' Cleveland Caveliers gear, meanwhile, is being sold at a discount, though Van Sinderen added that if supply dwindles, it could push up the value among fans who want collector's items. Lillard may not be moved, but it would make sense for the Lakers to throw a fairly aggressive offer at Portland to see if they would consider it.
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At this point, it seems as though there was more upside to trying to keep Randle than making moves for players whose respective reputations don't match up to their actual production.
Caldwell-Pope, 25, played four seasons for Detroit before joining the Lakers last season, when he averaged 13.4 points, 5.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.4 steals a game.
With the star coming off a 2017-18 campaign that saw him miss all but nine games to injury and set to hit free agency following next season, there's no way Los Angeles would give up this type of package.
According to The Athletic's Jason Lloyd, James knows the Lakers don't have a shot at competing for a championship this year and wants to be patient and help the team grow. "The Lakers with LeBron?"