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What I Would do as the Lakers GM


SUCCESS

Pacers

Pacers

+1 player ($47.1m) +2 picks,
Cap Impact + $3.2M
  • Russell Westbrook

    PO

    Russell Westbrook
    PG, 6' 3", -1 LEBRON
    Player Option | Shot Creator

    $47.0M

    1yr

    14
  • draft-pick-player

    2027 - Round 1

    Top 5 Protected
    14
  • draft-pick-player

    2023 - Round 1

    via DAL
    20

-4  Wins

-30.02  MPG

-3.65  Off.

+0.92  Def.

Lakers

Lakers

+11 players ($62.0m),
Cap Impact + $14.8M
  • Kemba Walker
    Kemba Walker
    PG, -0.81 LEBRON
    Secondary Ball Handler

    $9.1M

    1yr

    20
  • Evan Fournier
    Evan Fournier
    SG, 6' 7", -1.05 LEBRON
    Movement Shooter

    $18.0M

    3yrs

    20
  • Richaun Holmes
    Richaun Holmes
    C, 6' 10", -0.74 LEBRON
    Roll + Cut Big

    $11.2M

    3yrs

    26
  • Buddy Hield
    Buddy Hield
    SG, 6' 4", -0.42 LEBRON
    Movement Shooter

    $21.1M

    2yrs

    12
  • Roster Moves
  • Dwight Howard

    FA

    Dwight Howard
    C, 6' 10", 0.17 LEBRON
    Re-Sign Free Agent | Roll + Cut Big

    $2.3M

    1yr

    14
  • Robin Lopez

    FA

    Robin Lopez
    C, -2.14 LEBRON
    FA Signing | Post Scorer

    $2.3M

    1yr

    14
  • Ricky Rubio

    FA

    Ricky Rubio
    PG, 6' 2", 0.58 LEBRON
    FA Signing | Primary Ball Handler

    $5.0M

    1yr

    14
  • Bryn Forbes

    FA

    Bryn Forbes
    SG, 6' 2", -1.58 LEBRON
    FA Signing | Off Screen Shooter

    $1.8M

    1yr

    14
  • Josh Jackson

    FA

    Josh Jackson
    SF, 6' 8", -2.15 LEBRON
    FA Signing | Stationary Shooter

    $2.4M

    2yrs

    14
  • Isaac Bonga

    FA

    Isaac Bonga
    SF, 6' 8", -1.24 LEBRON
    FA Signing | Stretch Big

    $2.1M

    1yr

    14
  • Wenyen Gabriel

    DO

    Wenyen Gabriel
    PF, 6' 9", -0.68 LEBRON
    Declined Team Option | Stretch Big

    $1.8M

    UFA

    14
  • Notes

    Re-signed free agent Dwight Howard to a 1 year contract worth $2.3M.

    2022 $2.3M

    Signed free agent Robin Lopez to a 1 year contract worth $2.3M.

    2022 $2.3M

    Signed free agent Ricky Rubio to a 1 year contract worth $5.0M.

    2022 $5.0M

    Signed free agent Bryn Forbes to a 1 year contract worth $1.8M.

    2022 $1.8M

    Signed free agent Josh Jackson to a 2 year contract worth $4.9M.

    2022 $2.4M • 2023 $2.4M

    Signed free agent Isaac Bonga to a 1 year contract worth $2.1M.

    2022 $2.1M

    Declined Wenyen Gabriel's team option for 2022 worth $1.8M.

+8  Wins

+136.22  MPG

-5.06  Off.

-1.49  Def.

Knicks

Knicks

+1 player ($31.4m),
Cap Impact + $4.2M
  • D'Angelo Russell
    D'Angelo Russell
    PG, 6' 4", 0.44 LEBRON
    Primary Ball Handler

    $31.3M

    1yr

    18

+1  Wins

-23.14  MPG

+2.61  Off.

-0.31  Def.

Timberwolves

Timberwolves

+1 player ($22.6m),
Cap Impact - $8.7M
  • Malcolm Brogdon
    Malcolm Brogdon
    PG, 6' 5", 2.15 LEBRON
    Primary Ball Handler

    $22.6M

    3yrs

    12

+ 0  Wins

+1.55  MPG

+0.47  Off.

+1.24  Def.

Kings

Kings

+1 player ($10.3m) +1 pick,
Cap Impact - $955K
  • Talen Horton-Tucker
    Talen Horton-Tucker
    SG, 6' 4", -1.15 LEBRON
    Secondary Ball Handler

    $10.2M

    2yrs

    14
  • draft-pick-player

    2023 - Round 2

    via CHI
    14

+ 0  Wins

+1.32  MPG

+0.43  Off.

-0.84  Def.

Trade Russell Westbrook, a 2027 Top 5 Protected 1st Round Pick via LAL and a 2023 1st Round Pick from DAL via NYK to Indy; Malcolm Brogdon to MIN; D-Lo to NYK; Buddy Hield, Kemba Walker, and Evan Fournier to LAL

Trade THT and a 2nd round pick for Richaun Holmes

Sign: • Ricky Rubio • Brynn Forbes • Josh Jackson • Robin Lopez • Isaac Bonga

Resign: • Dwight Howard

Starters: Rubio, Hield, Bron, AD, Holmes

Bench: Nunn/Kemba, Reaves, Fournier, S. Johnson, Dwight Howard

Rest of Bench: Nunn/Kemba, Forbes, Jackson, Bonga, Lopez


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