Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 8/4/14
Los Angeles Lakers: Blame Kobe Bryant For Lakers’ Troubles By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Yes, you read the title correctly, blame the legend. The Lakers are going into next season with a best case scenario of being the 11th seed in the Western Conference despite having Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, enough cap space for 2 All Stars or 1 max contract and the 7th pick in the draft to start the offseason. To say that free agency went poorly would be an incredible piece of sugar coating, their offseason performance was pathetic. The 2 best players they added in free agency were Jeremy Lin and Carlos Boozer, Lin whose team was desperate to trade and Boozer who was cut by his own team; actually it could be Ed Davis and since some of you have no clue who that is that says a lot. The biggest problem? That would be inept ownership and management. Second? That would be Kobe Bryant and his ridiculous 2 season, 48.5 million dollar contract. * Note: If you can give me an actual reaso...
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