Everyone loves an easy solution, especially NBA teams. With that said, they aren’t necessarily easy to find.
Let’s say you’re stranded in the desert. It would be nice to come across a village with running water, right? Hopefully, you will – but you may not.
The Los Angeles Lakers have a lot of problems. Plenty of observers think there is an easy solution to them. Specifically, they’d have the Lakers trade Russell Westbrook for some win-now talent.
In theory, that makes sense. In practice, the Lakers would have to attach draft capital to his contract to get a deal done.
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If this front office is a little squeamish about doing so, we couldn’t blame them.
Could there be another, easier solution?