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I was wondering, what do we need to do in the offseason? Do we need to make a trade? Luke, Lamar, or Vlad? Do we need to sign a free agent? Artest? Tell me what you guys think we should do in the offseason.

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All I have to say is Vlad and Luke both suck equally!! I dont think we should deal LO, I think he should stay. I think a guy who is whooping our a** all series......Posey should be a guy we look at for sure. He is a poor mans Artest.

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We're stuck with Luke & Vlade. No one is taking their poor play & contracts off our hands.

We need someone who's not afraid to take a charging call

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We need to keep Odom. With Andrew Bynum's return, this may be good for Odom. We need a facilitator other than Kobe. Odom gives us versatility. We need to have Kobe, Andrew, Pau, and Lamar as our 4 starters. Fisher of course will round up the 5th starter.

If we can sign or trade for a consistent shooter to come off the bench, our bench will get stronger. Radman will have to go. His inconsistency cost us some games. We'll just have to see who's available.

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We need to keep Odom. With Andrew Bynum's return, this may be good for Odom. We need a facilitator other than Kobe. Odom gives us versatility. We need to have Kobe, Andrew, Pau, and Lamar as our 4 starters. Fisher of course will round up the 5th starter.

If we can sign or trade for a consistent shooter to come off the bench, our bench will get stronger. Radman will have to go. His inconsistency cost us some games. We'll just have to see who's available.

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We need toughness thats what hurt us the most. We had as much talent if not more than the C's. I'm surprised we got to 6 and not gotten swept with the lack of physicalness the lakers played all series. We need to get some players that are going to bring it every time mainly defense. One of our biggest flaws is that we don't have a defense of scheme. No one took a charge the whole series if i could remember. Bottom line is that defense wins championships and we need to work on that next season if we want to win it all.

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i don't see walton or radman being shipped out unless another GM is dumb enough to take their horrid contracts. i think it's time for odom to maybe say good bye. i would have artest any day before i would take odom back. kobe is going to return next year on a mission. i see us pretty much coming back next year with the same team plus a couple of veterans. that's about it.

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do we really want artest's personality around such young players?...im just saying

I say we keep our young players as well as our starting 5 and we'll be fine.

trade luke for posey, the celtics will accept because they know they owe us for giving them game 4 (which killed our shot at getting a ring this year).

GO LAKERS!!

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we dont need a lot this off season.. i jsut say get rid of vlad and luke and sign quality players.... i mean we dont need to make a dramatic trade... cuz we already have our starting lineup in fish/kobe/lamargasol/Bynum, and our bench guys ariza, sasha.... ronny needs to learn how to post... i want to see him do better... hes just not cut out for it right now..... farmar.. he will improve still young an will be a lot better

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Rjones13LAL wrote:
do we really want artest's personality around such young players?...im just saying

I say we keep our young players as well as our starting 5 and we'll be fine.

trade luke for posey, the celtics will accept because they know they owe us for giving them game 4 (which killed our shot at getting a ring this year).

GO LAKERS!!

Do you really think the Celtics are going to give us Posey for Luke? Lol, I wish.

Also, Artest would be the perfect fit on our team. A defensive minded player, who is also an excellent offensive player. I don't really care about Artest's personality. He is friends with Kobe, so he might be interested in coming here. Remember a guy by the name of Dennis Rodman? Phil controlled him, and Artest's personality is not as bad as Rodman's personality.

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how about luke vlad for kapono

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I think what we should do is trade odom+walton for artest and any vet they want to throw in and it doesnt matter cuz lo and walton = 17 million we need shooters so vlad is a huge asset also dont be so down on vlad he is a role player and was expected to be a quality starter but off the bench he will do fine especially if we lose lo and walton and the logjam at the sf spot will be settled and if he is not shooting well that night we can put ariza in to give artest minuts on the bench (fish-farm)kobe a D minded sf artest whoever pau and bynum will be a really good on both sides of the ball and our bench will still be good cuz we only loosing walton but mabe gaining a vet

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Rjones13LAL wrote:
do we really want artest's personality around such young players?...im just saying

I say we keep our young players as well as our starting 5 and we'll be fine.

trade luke for posey, the celtics will accept because they know they owe us for giving them game 4 (which killed our shot at getting a ring this year).

GO LAKERS!!

yes we do need a player like that. odumb, puke, vlad, and ronny arent cutting it. artest brings toughness, scoring, and is a beast on defense which we will need for players like pierce, lebron, manu, and even west. im not asking to get rid of all our players but replacing at least 2 of them is a must. the one thing i see our team lacking is toughness. we definitely need some of that.

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Let me put a very important question out there. I would love to see us trade Radmanovic for just about any player with a heart beat; and some of you have ideas of trading other players (Walton, Odom, etc.). But here is the all-important question:

With a HEALTHY Bynum, Odom, Bryant, and Gasol in the lineup and with the same bench etc as we have now, can we beat the Celtics or any other team for that matter next year?

I for one think that, without a doubt, if we are healthy and with Radmanovic coming off the bench (where he belongs), we would have been the ones hoisting the trophy tonight. The Celtics exposed our major weakness for what it was: a lack of a true center. Now insert Bynum and where are we in this series? How many of those wide-open layups they had are sent into the stands?

If we had Bynum, can anyone argue that we win both Game 2 and 4, thus almost sweeping Boston in 5 games?

And if we can beat the Lepers with Bynum, is there any reason to not believe we can beat ANY other team out there?

So then I ask you, do we really need to make any changes?

Obviously if something good and exciting comes in the off-season, we take it. But if we are the ones waiting for an offer, we will be in good shape.

All I ask of management is they NOT bring in a player with a TO (of football) type of attitude. Believe me, an attitude can ruin an entire team.

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[quote="Lakers_4_Lyfe_BayBay"]

Rjones13LAL wrote:
do we really want artest's personality around such young players?...im just saying

I say we keep our young players as well as our starting 5 and we'll be fine.

trade luke for posey, the celtics will accept because they know they owe us for giving them game 4 (which killed our shot at getting a ring this year).

GO LAKERS!!

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Do you really think the Celtics are going to give us Posey for Ljuke? Lol, I wish.

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Also, Artest would be the perfect fit on our team. A defensive minded player, who is also an excellent offensive player. I don't really care about Artest's personality. He is friends with Kobe, so he might be interested in coming here.

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Remember a guy by the name of Dennis Rodman? Phil controlled him, and Artest's personality is not as bad as Rodman's personality.

1. if you cant tell, I was joking about the luke for poesy thing,

2. Yea, look how well Kobe and Rodman got along....... o yeah they didnt even talk!! Im not so sure that Artest and Kobe are really freinds, but I may be wrong. Im just gonna say, dont be surprised that IF Artest opts out, he ends up on the Nuggets.

GO LAKERS!!!

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cyclone_nicky wrote:
Rjones13LAL wrote:
do we really want artest's personality around such young players?...im just saying

I say we keep our young players as well as our starting 5 and we'll be fine.

trade luke for posey, the celtics will accept because they know they owe us for giving them game 4 (which killed our shot at getting a ring this year).

GO LAKERS!!

yes we do need a player like that. odumb, puke, vlad, and ronny arent cutting it. artest brings toughness, scoring, and is a beast on defense which we will need for players like pierce, lebron, manu, and even west. im not asking to get rid of all our players but replacing at least 2 of them is a must. the one thing i see our team lacking is toughness. we definitely need some of that.

definitely. Imagine the trouble the likes of Lebron, Wade, Melo, Pierce, and other star SF's and SG's will have against Kobe and Artest....

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well i agree... if it can work than cool... but i just dont know if odom van cut it on the defensive side especially a good shooter. and his offense is suspect i think bynum is the missing puzzle piece to our def... also we would save alot of cap space so we can resign sasha ronnie and extend bynum wich are very important and pau is going to play better with bynum cuz they wont be able to beat him up as much and cheat on him nicky what do u think?

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Harry wrote:
cyclone_nicky wrote:
Rjones13LAL wrote:
do we really want artest's personality around such young players?...im just saying

I say we keep our young players as well as our starting 5 and we'll be fine.

trade luke for posey, the celtics will accept because they know they owe us for giving them game 4 (which killed our shot at getting a ring this year).

GO LAKERS!!

yes we do need a player like that. odumb, puke, vlad, and ronny arent cutting it. artest brings toughness, scoring, and is a beast on defense which we will need for players like pierce, lebron, manu, and even west. im not asking to get rid of all our players but replacing at least 2 of them is a must. the one thing i see our team lacking is toughness. we definitely need some of that.

definitely. Imagine the trouble the likes of Lebron, Wade, Melo, Pierce, and other star SF's and SG's will have against Kobe and Artest....

Yup, Artest should be our main goal. He is the perfect player for our team. He is tough, defensive minded, aggressive, and plays hard all of the time.

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Lakers_4_Lyfe_BayBay wrote:
Rjones13LAL wrote:
do we really want artest's personality around such young players?...im just saying

I say we keep our young players as well as our starting 5 and we'll be fine.

trade luke for posey, the celtics will accept because they know they owe us for giving them game 4 (which killed our shot at getting a ring this year).

GO LAKERS!!

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Do you really think the Celtics are going to give us Posey for Ljuke? Lol, I wish.

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Also, Artest would be the perfect fit on our team. A defensive minded player, who is also an excellent offensive player. I don't really care about Artest's personality. He is friends with Kobe, so he might be interested in coming here.

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Remember a guy by the name of Dennis Rodman? Phil controlled him, and Artest's personality is not as bad as Rodman's personality.

1. if you cant tell, I was joking about the luke for poesy thing,

2. Yea, look how well Kobe and Rodman got along....... o yeah they didnt even talk!! Im not so sure that Artest and Kobe are really freinds, but I may be wrong. Im just gonna say, dont be surprised that IF Artest opts out, he ends up on the Nuggets.

GO LAKERS!!!

1) Lol, thank goodness you were telling a joke.

2) Yea, Kobe and Artest are friends.

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Lakers_4_Lyfe_BayBay wrote:
Harry wrote:
cyclone_nicky wrote:
Rjones13LAL wrote:
do we really want artest's personality around such young players?...im just saying

I say we keep our young players as well as our starting 5 and we'll be fine.

trade luke for posey, the celtics will accept because they know they owe us for giving them game 4 (which killed our shot at getting a ring this year).

GO LAKERS!!

yes we do need a player like that. odumb, puke, vlad, and ronny arent cutting it. artest brings toughness, scoring, and is a beast on defense which we will need for players like pierce, lebron, manu, and even west. im not asking to get rid of all our players but replacing at least 2 of them is a must. the one thing i see our team lacking is toughness. we definitely need some of that.

definitely. Imagine the trouble the likes of Lebron, Wade, Melo, Pierce, and other star SF's and SG's will have against Kobe and Artest....

Yup, Artest should be our main goal. He is the perfect player for our team. He is tough, defensive minded, aggressive, and plays hard all of the time.

really, Artest provides us with what we're missing. Toughness, Physicality, defense, and can hit the open shots. you guys don't know how bad i wish we can get rid of Vlad's and Luke's contracts making room for Ron Ron.

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another thing we should do is set a limit of 2 foreigners for our team. no more.

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Artest would be very big. Him Kobe Bynum The Machine and Ariza as defeders would finally give us a tough versatile defense. And get rid of Vlad.

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cyclone_nicky wrote:
another thing we should do is set a limit of 2 foreigners for our team. no more.

Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!

One question though for you: does a space cadet count as a foreigner or "other"?

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Bring back old Laker role players such as Dev. George,Eddie Jones,Reuban Patterson,and even Doug Christie just reload we are straight once Big Dogg Bynum comes back. Just get more of a vet. bench with these old Lakers. Lamar at Sf is going to be monsterous for us with Bynum. I LOVE MY LAKERS......

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cyclone_nicky wrote:
another thing we should do is set a limit of 2 foreigners for our team. no more.

that might be a little predjudice, but Im probably just misunderstanding.

but...... Pau, Ronny, Sasha, Vlade,DJ, and Kobe( sort of) are foreigners, so I dont know about just having 2 on the team.

plus: what if we get dirk, then what would the rule be..

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BigD wrote:
cyclone_nicky wrote:
another thing we should do is set a limit of 2 foreigners for our team. no more.

Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!

One question though for you: does a space cadet count as a foreigner or "other"?

vlad can go as well. he counts for two. i say keep sasha and gasol. sasha really improved his game from last season and hoprfully he works harder this offseason to come back even better and i really believe gasol will be awesome for this team if bynum can come back healthy and continues to improve.

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Well, we need a DEPENDABLE back up center in case Andrew goes down again. It's evident, Pau is a very good, on the verge of great PF, but not a good C. If it's up to me, we try to trade Luke and Vlad for sure, and may LO, depending on what kinda of money he's looking for. If he wants star money, trade him, but if he is smart and realizes what he had ahead of him, as a #3 or 4 option, he should take less money. I could do w/out Mihm for his money, I'd take DJ Mbenga over him. I would love to package vlad, jordan and maybe luke for DJ Augstin of Texas. But that only works if LO stays for a reduced contract. At SF, he'd be a monster. We aren't far, we are one step away. But Vlad and Luke have to go. The money they are making doesn't make any sense.

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imagine we have artest in the lineup... we would have artest/ariza/vujajic/kobe to guard all the quality players

imagine... if there will ever be a rematch (i say that cuz lakers will win atleast 2 rings before the celts can reach the finals again)

kobe/fisher/farmar guards rondo

kobe/vujajic guards ray allen

artest/kobe/ariza/ guards pierce

bynum/gasol/turiaf guards kg

if not artest.. ..u think we can push for marion?

chances of us getting any of those players?... will the kings help LA?

btw, odumbs and waltons salary... will it cover marions salary? doubt miami will want odumb and luke...

oh well...

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We are close, if LO can accept a cap friendly contract, the four of LO, KB24, Pau, and Andrew are set. If we keep Jordan, I'd like to make him the starter and bring Fish off the bench. We had NO dependable vet's on the bench for leadership, Fish could solve that. I really wnt to get rid of Vlad. If luke plays like the previous years, I'd love him, but the trying to create for himself Luke, I don't like. Sasha has to be kept if the contract is right, but I don't want to see another Luke/Vlad/ or dare I say DeVean George contract for Sasha.

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After what this team did in the off season last year I am excited and hopeful they will all work extremely hard this off season to become even better. I think we should really try and move Luke who I think has played like a bum since getting his new contract and look to move Vlade.

But I really can't wait to see our front court of Bynum, Lamar, and Gasol.

There is always next year, just keep believing! I am a Laker for LIFE!

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nightrain42 wrote:
We are close, if LO can accept a cap friendly contract, the four of LO, KB24, Pau, and Andrew are set. If we keep Jordan, I'd like to make him the starter and bring Fish off the bench. We had NO dependable vet's on the bench for leadership, Fish could solve that. I really wnt to get rid of Vlad. If luke plays like the previous years, I'd love him, but the trying to create for himself Luke, I don't like. Sasha has to be kept if the contract is right, but I don't want to see another Luke/Vlad/ or dare I say DeVean George contract for Sasha.

i agree 100%

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Very simply put. ODOM HAS TO GO. With the use of his expiring contract, I really do think the Lakers could do some serious damage picking up players. It became glaringly obvious if you know anything about basketball that the Lakers were desperate for anyone else besides Kobe who could create off the dribble throughout the playoffs. Odom did a nice job for us filling in at PF during the season, but his limited ball handling skills and lack of an outside shot will not work with the Bynym Gasol frontline. They need a defensive minded small forward who can create off the dribble in order for this team to open the floor up, take pressure off Kobe, and take it to the next level. Having said that, here's my ideas for the offseason: 1. Trade Odom to Miami for Shawn Marion. This would be a dream. However, it would mean Dr. Buss would have to dig deep in his pockets to re-sign some of our other players like Sasha, Turiaf, and Bynum. (This scenario might be a pipe dream) FISH KOBE MARION GASOL BYNUM 2. Trade Odom to Memphis for Mike Miller and and Hakim Warrick. Trade VladRad to the Nets (sign and trade) for Stromile Swift who is a free agent and wants to leave NJ. We ALSO pick up Ron Artest as a free agent (if he opts out). This would be a radical change but a fantastic move!! Artest would add incredible defensive toughness and is the type of player who could take the pressure off Kobe by creating and scoring off the dribble. Miller would fill the role left by Vlad Rad and would add tremendous outside shooter who can also create off the dribble (Depending on the teams we face, Miller and Artest could be interchangeable). Warrick is a young athletic shot blocker....

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Trade Luke and Vlad for Jason Kapono.

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Trade (or give away, I just don't care at this point) Radmanovic. It has been quite a while that I have been so completely averse to any player on the Lakers, but this guy just makes me allergic! Trade him for anybody, the Maytag Lady, King Tut's mummy, a stuffed Owl, I just do not care - just get rid of this toxic piece of crap...

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Don,t blame Radmanovic its not his fault our coach was not able to see that that was a bad as matchup by steady leaving him in the game on the MVP of the series Pierce. DUMB as MOVE Phil. We had other options to guard him but Phil was just to stubborn and not really change nothing. You get paid top dollars to coach and this by far was Phil's fault. He did nothing but let them run the circles around Radmanovic. Not just one game but the whole series. Radmanovic should not have been constantly ask to guard a person that you know its an advantage from the start. BAD BAD BAD AS JOB BY PHIL

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Ty wrote:
2. Trade Odom to Memphis for Mike Miller and and Hakim Warrick. Trade VladRad to the Nets (sign and trade) for Stromile Swift who is a free agent and wants to leave NJ. We ALSO pick up Ron Artest as a free agent (if he opts out). This would be a radical change but a fantastic move!! Artest would add incredible defensive toughness and is the type of player who could take the pressure off Kobe by creating and scoring off the dribble. Miller would fill the role left by Vlad Rad and would add tremendous outside shooter who can also create off the dribble (Depending on the teams we face, Miller and Artest could be interchangeable). Warrick is a young athletic shot blocker who can run the floor and would be fantastic coming off the bench as a PF. The addition of Miller and Warrick would give us incredible depth and security in case anyone went down with injury. Swift would give us that super defensive force coming off the bench who is nothing but energy in the middle. (This scenario might be a pipe dream as well, but I do think some variations of it are definitely possible)

FISH'

KOBE

ARTEST

GASOL

BYNUM

FARMAR

SASHA

MILLER/ARIZA

WARRICK/TURIAF

SWIFT

That's not going to happen...

but if it did... holy crap, can you say dynasty?

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I am not blaming Radmanovic for being such a disaster. I am just taking note that he is a disaster, and have not wanted him on the team forever, not just now. It is not his fault that he can not physically compete at this level, but this does not mean that I want to cut him a huss and say that he is positive for our team, and for our team's future! We need to turn the page on this failed player.

That the guy can not play defense, on Pierce, or on anyone else, was known. Phil Jackson has a lot to account for that happened in this series, but the players that were placed at his disposition, and their physical condition, had something to do with it! The team has to get tougher, and Radmanovic is just a useless marshmallow. Maybe looks like a worldbeater when the team is ahead and can win regardless if he is there or not, but when you need some balls, forget it!

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we have to get rid of someone in this team, too much money for next season;

the way i see there are 2 possible solutions here:

  1. trade odom

  2. let sasha go, because he'll want a lot of money

another option would include vlad and luke, but no team is gonna want their bad contracts;

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We can't get rid of Sasha. No way unless he wants a huge contract!

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I too am convinced that it would be an extremely silly move to not resign Vujacic. He will keep improving and is not a bubble-brain like some of the other euros on the team. He is a keeper.

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mtsosso wrote:
we have to get rid of someone in this team, too much money for next season;

the way i see there are 2 possible solutions here:

  1. trade odom

  2. let sasha go, because he'll want a lot of money

another option would include vlad and luke, but no team is gonna want their bad contracts;

Hey, we traded Kwame Brown away... So anything is possible.

#1 on the list is to find a way to get rid of Vlad. That 3rd foul he got tonight

,that they replayed, said it all. Vlad made that foul because he wanted off the court. If you want off the court in the Finals, I say don;t stop at the bench, just keep going.

#2 Work with Luke on his confidence. Luke isn't going anywhere. His contract is too big, and he has value in practice. Not joking. He is a smart guy and helps the new guys get the triangle. His confidence is just completely shot. Personally, I think he's trying to hard, and the expectation of himself is way too high. Perhaps he'll take a step back and realize he can be very productive by focusing on a role. He just looks like he doesn't know what role he plays. Which is a hard place to be.

#3 Trade Lamar for role players. Bruisers, defense, hungary players.

#4 feel the pain of this loss and embarrassing performance all the way through the summer. If it eats them up, it will serve as great fuel.

#5 Get Pau in the weight room, have Kareem work with him too. They have very similar builds, and Kareem was tough, and could get nasty.

Pau needs to watch a ton of Clint Eastwood Movies this summer. I know he's a Euro, but he's playing in America now. Learning how to be an A Hole American will help him in the trenches.

#6. Get Kobe some rest.

#7. Come back next year like a pack of rampaging elephants!

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ok realistically speaking

mihm

karl

newble

mbenga

are leaving

and

posey

bold predection we get diop or patrick obryant

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is there BEJING OLYMPICS THIS YEAR?

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1st idea trade for shawn marion , we would have to trade odom and luke.... and remember they played together a few years ago so miami might take that into consideration(lo and wade) so we would save cap about 3-4 million and get a great defensive rebounding sf that can hit open 3's and has considered la before... it all depends on if miami still like odom.....

2nd idea is trade lo and fillers to kings for artest and fillers or because it is sign and trade make his contract about 11 mill and trade lo for artest straight up kings might do it for few reasons lo is a versitile talented player so it wont be one sided and he is not a hot head like ron ron and his contract is up after next year so they are not stuck aka brian grant

but either way la NEEDS!!!!!! to get a defensive minded sf i just dont feal lo can hang he is a wrong fit for this team even fill said in the finals he look lost... it been 3 years i would like marion more because not as crazy or injury prone more athletic better rebounder and about the same on the defensive side.... the problem is miami where artest can opt out or they can get ride of ron and actually get talent back

A.J
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Everyone has been talking alot about potential free agent signings such has James Posey and DeSagana Diop but the most realistic signings might be players who have already worn the purple and gold. Maurice Evans, Devan George, Kareem Rush, Kwame Brown, Tyronn Lue, and Jannero Pargo are all potential free agents the lakers may be interested in.

gemfow
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I wouldn't mind seeing Brown, and Rush, at least Rush can shoot and has quickness.

George is soft like Charmin quadruple ply tissue.

BaadMaster
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Kareem Rush is a kinda Sasha type guy. I remember him raining threes one night like a fool. He would be a kewl addition. Ss for the rest, there is a saying, "You can't go home again."

Apogeal1
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Location: Los Angeles

OMG. We need some defense. Get Kwame, back!

If we could get Kwame Brown for 2 to 2.5 mil a year, he'd be a decent back up who plays defense and would have whacked Perkins or Baby Huey, or one of the Celtics when they started clowning him.

lakerchino
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i would like to sign and trade odom for danny granger. a 6'9 small forward than can bring 'it' at both ends. pretty consistent 3pt shooter and a underrated defender. I bet indiana would offer him a semi-big contract. we can sign odom for 9m if he agrees and just a little + for indiana and they would definitely think about it. BUT, If artest wants the MLE to be a laker. He is definitely to be reckoned with but i'm really worried about his attitude coz it might mess up the team chemistry we have. so i would rather have granger. And the other thing is i would like to just get rid of luke & vlad for something like desagana diop. any backup C that can hang and bang with perkins/eddie curry type of players. a backup C that's not invisible in the offensive end. Many posters bring up Kwame's name and i wouldnt mind to have him as a backup center. That way if we face the celtics again. It would be a different story even if bynum's resting on the bench. It would be pretty interesting. And if we trade luke and vlad i think that'll cover us a little bit on the salary cap. If mitch was able to trade kwame++ for gasol, i bet he can trade luke & vlad too. 8)

tyler
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Game 6 of western conference finals vs t-wolves...rush made 6 consecutive 3's to push the lakers past them


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