As the Los Angeles Lakers prepare to enter yet another offseason with lots of cap space, here are five free agents they should pursue this summer.
As yet another NBA regular season comes to a close, the Los Angeles Lakers find themselves in a position that is becoming all too familiar: out of the playoffs and looking to the offseason to rectify their issues.
However, this offseason is different. The Kobe Bryant era will officially come to an end in April and the team has finally started to take a step in the right direction for the next era, establishing a young core that shows signs of immense promise and the ability to competitive in the future.
Like previous free agency periods, this year’s will be ripe with current superstars as well as players on the verge of stardom and teams looking to make a splash. The Lakers will undoubtedly be a player once again, as they will have an immense amount of cap space and rumors have already begun to circulate about who they may have their eyes on.
The Lakers have the makings of a solid young team already and are only in need of a few crucial pieces to get things moving in the right direction. With that being said, here are the five free agents who should be at the top of the Lakers’ list this offseason.