The Los Angeles Lakers had a miserable 2021-22 NBA season. If you’re sick of hearing about it, feel free to stop reading.
We’re just kidding. Please don’t stop reading. We need you.
In any event, it was a disaster. LeBron James and Russell Westbrook were, somehow, an even poorer fit than expected. Anthony Davis was in and out of the lineup, and not his typical self when he was available. All things considered, it was a mess.
For that reason, many fans are expected the Lakers to make major changes this summer. They may. If the Lakers can attach a first-round pick or two to Westbrook’s contract to make a significant upgrade, they shouldn’t hesitate.
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On the other hand, they may be able to take less drastic, more moderate measures to get better.
Measures like, for example, offering the Pacers a package for Chris Duarte. Here’s a deal that sends the soon-to-be-sophomore to Hollywood this offseason.