2021 NBA Free Agency and Trades

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Shams is reporting Lakers are getting Westbrook for Kuzma Harrell and KCP.

So either way sounds like Paul is not going to the Lakers.

interesting. Good news on Paul not being an option there if true.
 

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Shams is reporting Lakers are getting Westbrook for Kuzma Harrell and KCP.

So either way sounds like Paul is not going to the Lakers.

I cannot picture this working out well for the Lakers. Granted, they are not giving up much, but Westbrook seems like a terrible fit there.
 

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Westbrook is a turnover machine. Perfect fit for the Lakers.
 

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I cannot picture this working out well for the Lakers. Granted, they are not giving up much, but Westbrook seems like a terrible fit there.

It's going to be interesting...

If Westbrook could just improve his shot selection he is an asset - but he has never seemed to be able to do that.

Curious to see what kind of team they can surround their big 3 with, that will be pretty important.
 

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Westbrook in LA would be dangerous. That trade keeps THT in LA....that's a BIG plus for them. Harrell didn't play much in the playoffs and Kuz didn't play as well this year as in the past. With Westbrook, JeBronie and AD all who can pass and cut well to get open. Dangerous 3 headed monster.....as long as they stay healthy
 

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It's going to be interesting...

If Westbrook could just improve his shot selection he is an asset - but he has never seemed to be able to do that.

Curious to see what kind of team they can surround their big 3 with, that will be pretty important.

They desperately needed shooting and they just dumped 2 of their best shooters for a guy who shoots a ton and shoots terribly.

If a fair chunk of Westbrook's minutes come with LeBron resting then he can elevate their second unit but I don't think lineups with LeBron and Westbrook together will be an improvement over what they were running out there last year.
 

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I just flat out don’t see Westbrook working in LA he’s super ball dominate and so is Lebron neither of those guys play off the ball or are good enough shooters to just spot up.

he’s Next up on the Lebron fall guy list cause nobody ever blames Lebron these days
 

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I just flat out don’t see Westbrook working in LA he’s super ball dominate and so is Lebron neither of those guys play off the ball or are good enough shooters to just spot up.

he’s Next up on the Lebron fall guy list cause nobody ever blames Lebron these days

The Lakers are all about acquiring stars. Now they have one more. Whether it works are not is another matter.
 

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I just flat out don’t see Westbrook working in LA he’s super ball dominate and so is Lebron neither of those guys play off the ball or are good enough shooters to just spot up.

he’s Next up on the Lebron fall guy list cause nobody ever blames Lebron these days
That's always possible but I don't see that happening. He is not just a shooter. The guy almost averaged 12 assists per game. That is unreal. If his scoring average goes down or Lebron's or AD's because there is not enough balls to ago around? Someone will benefit if he is still dishing out around double digit assists. Someone is going to get those assists from him. The Lakers will be better barring injury.
 

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Man...the 76ers are smoking crack asking for something like this. Everybody knows they want to unload him.


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Man...the 76ers are smoking crack asking for something like this. Everybody knows they want to unload him.


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76ers should be the ones sending assets to offload Simmons. My 14 year old nephew has a better jump shot than he does...
 
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