The Lakers are essentially at their max cap space ($23.2 million), but have no reason to spend yet. That comes in 2018, when George and Westbrook are FAs.
They’ve got a coach in Luke Walton who cares about developing young players, but the Lakers spent too much on “meh” pieces and their defense is atrocious.
Is winning everything? Not necessarilya��Many athletes have one eye on their next paycheck. So, who’s losing money while their team succeeds this postseason?
Who has surprised or disappointed through one-third of the NBA season?
Phil Jackson helped put together a championship-caliber roster, just not on the team he works for.
Cleveland paid a steep price for the big man, but it has paid dividends so far.