The Los Angeles Lakers have effectively decided that this season is going to be used as a starting point to put them in a position to compete for a title the following year. By trading away D'Angelo Russell and removing the Mozgov contract from their books the Lakers are only a few minor moves away from having enough space for TWO max contract guys the following season.
Colin Cowherd explains how the Lakers are clearing cap space for a major move, which could be one of only a few options. All of which should send Lakers fans into a frenzy. Listen here: