The Lakers have the cap space to sign James immediately, and they could easily clear out enough room for Kawhi Leonard in a trade and/or Paul George in free agency. James becoming an unrestricted free agent undoubtedly made the path to Los Angeles easier.
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A wise, 20th century philosopher once said: You’ve got to lose to know how to win.
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Then there are teams whose windows are closed, given roster and division. So which teams have the most to gain from a quick tear down? Here are five.
Oklahoma City has acquired Kentucky’s Hamidou Diallo, league sources tell ESPN. Charlotte selected him with the 45th pick. Deal cannot be done until July 6.
Diallo enrolled at Kentucky mid-way through 2016-17 but he did not appear in a game. He was projected to be a first-round pick in the 2017 Draft. Diallo, however, elected to return to college.
Diallo struggled at times last season and he finished 2017-18 averaging 10 points and 3.6 rebounds per game. He shot 42.8 percent from the field and 33.8 percent from 3-point range.
Ouch. Donaldson’s injury-plagued season has cost him untold tens of millions. He has played just 36 games, hitting.234/.333/.423. Remember, he was 27 when he finally became a full-time player, so he’ll hit free agency at 33.
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