LeBron James trades The Land for LA LA Land: Crowquill
- Author: Gwendolyn Kim Jul 05, 2018,
Jul 05, 2018, 1:20
"Lonzo's gonna get along with anybody he plays with". But whether they can make that happen appears still very much in question. He made a fantastic call for himself. "Even we don't want to see them sink that low".
Would it be nice to contend for one more season?
And if Cousins ruins team chemistry will people still be mad at his acquisition?
IN was likely the most surprising overachiever in 2017-18.
Indy took eventual finalist Cleveland to seven games and now has a far better future than the Cavaliers. Before free agency revved up, the company created virtual storefronts and even physical samples for every one of James' possible destinations, based on Vegas odds. Randle will immediately become an unrestricted free agent.
James averaged 27.5 points, 8.6 rebounds, 9.1 assists and 1.4 steals and shot 54.2 percent from the field this past season.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope agreed to a one-year, $12 million contract. Los Angeles has such a place in Sierra Canyon High School, featuring plenty of second-generation National Basketball Association hopefuls, though nothing is officially confirmed yet.
Ainge has pulled off major trades many times before, including deals for Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen, and last offseason landing point guard Kyrie Irving from the Cleveland Cavaliers. If so, Leonard would receive a $20 million salary.
The Lakers deal, which reportedly includes a player option for the fourth year, will give the young team the ability to grow gradually as the storied franchise attempts to assemble a squad to challenge the dominant Golden State Warriors. The Celtics, however, have a trove of draft picks, including up to four next summer.
They arguably got a better deal by trading Crowder and Derrick Rose to the Utah Jazz and Iman Shumpert to the Sacramento Kings in a three-team deal that brought them George Hill and Rodney Hood. Evans wasn't the only former rookie of the year on the move. Carter-Williams has never flashed the form he showed in his first year with Philadelphia ...
At the trade deadline, Thomas, fan favorite Channing Frye and a first-round pick would be sent to the Los Angeles Lakers in a move that would net them Jordan Clarkson and Cavs legacy player Larry Nance Jr.