Things are quiet on the NBA front in Los Angeles, as the Lakers are watching the NBA playoffs from home for the fifth consecutive season. Consider it the calm before the storm that is sure to follow in the summertime with the 2018 NBA Draft at the end of June, followed quickly by free agency starting on July 1.
It is widely known that the Lakers have big plans for this summer. This offseason could be one that shapes the future of the franchise for many years to come or breaks it apart. The Lakers have a first and second round pick in the draft, along with a ton of salary cap space to potentially sign two max players.
What does that mean for Julius Randle’s future in Los Angeles? Could the Lakers save some of that money for next summer when Kawhi Leonard can become a free agent? Is a blockbuster trade potentially on the horizon? The guys are back and answer all of your questions about what lies ahead for the purple and gold.