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Author: Chris Terrell

NBA Comparison: 2000s Los Angeles Lakers vs. LeBron James’ Teams

Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal, Pau Gasol, Metta World Peace, Derek Fisher, Tyronn Lue, Robert Horry, Rick Fox, Ron Harper, Lamar Odom, Luke Walton, Andrew Bynum, Trevor Ariza, and Brian Shaw would make up a deep team that has not only superstar talent, but also a long list of role players who could contribute in various areas. Those role players did not necessarily require the ball to have value. Every great team needs a complete roster. We’re not trying to make an All-Star team; we’re trying to construct a well-rounded roster in which each member has a clearly defined role. The...

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Looking Ahead to a Big Los Angeles Lakers Off-Season

Much has been discussed before and during this season about the upcoming Lakers off-season and the way they’re positioning themselves financially to be aggressive in the free agent market this summer. The Lakers have several expiring deals and could clear over 50 million in salary cap space depending on what they do with some of those guys. Brook Lopez aquired by trade, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope in a one year deal, Julius Randle and whether or not he’s extended, and Corey Brewer are all up. So that and a couple other minor moves and the organization is able to add a...

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