Originally written on Five Tool Tool  |  Last updated 10/8/14
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Four Out Of Five... Isn't Enough Four points to keep Laker Fan off the ledge... 1) You get to keep Pau Gasol now. Perhaps this doesn't seem like a very good thing, given how bad Gasol looked last year, and that he's going to make over $19 million next year... but keep in mind that Pau is 32 and wants another paycheck. Pair him with a somehow healthy Steve Nash, and you've got much of what you were signing up for in 2012-13. 2) Your roster and franchise is going to spend the entire off-season fueled by hate, which is to say, the only emotion that Kobe Bryant still recognizes. Don't expect this team to sleep through preseason and the first half of next year, like they did last year. They've got stuff to prove, especially now that everyone knows they are the second-best team in town. Given how old the roster is, they need something like this. A lot. 3) Free agent season isn't over, folks. Sign Josh Smith tomorrow, and you are a better team than you had with Howard, especially in th...
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