kblo247 wrote:Why not take a Van Exel wannabe?
It appears most of the posters believe we can just pick & choose which good players we'll have on our team.. Sometimes you just have to take the best you can get.. I hope we DO end up with Melo & Jennings next year, or we'll be enjoying another first round exit.
No more so than some posters defining the term "good player" in a way that supports their opinion. For 12 to 15 Million a year is Jennings a "Good Player"? For a team that will have maybe 2 players making over 15 Million is he a "good player"?
If he wants 8 Million to be a support player then I'd consider him a "good player"....
Now for the Melo + Jennings comment. Tying up that kind of money in those two ensures early exits in the playoffs. Melo himself ensure that. I guess if your idea of a "successful Laker's team" is first and second round exits then you accept second best.
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