In the NBA, some teams have an easier time attracting the league’s best talent than others.
Plenty of factors go into making a destination appealing. The weather may play a role – to what extent, who can say? Market size certainly counts as well.
All told, it’s just a reality of life in the National Basketball Association.
The Los Angeles Lakers have certainly never struggled to attract top players. Whether by trade or free agency, there’s been a top player in the purple-and-gold more often than not throughout the league’s history.
LATEST NBA NEWS & TRADE RUMORS: Updates On Anthony Davis, Miami Heat & Los Angeles Lakers
The Miami Heat are more recent players in the star player market, but they’ve surely made up for lost time. Ever since the early 2000s, they’ve been a premiere destination as well.
Here’s a trade that has them landing Anthony Davis from their Californian counterparts.