Lakers News And Rumors Recap: Jim Buss Makes Bold Statement

Lakers News And Rumors Recap: Jim Buss Makes Bold Statement


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As the worst season in franchise history came to a close last Wednesday, much more uncertainty continues to build for the franchise with Jim Buss headlining the latest news and rumors.

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With Jim Buss being heavily criticized by the fans, it was reported that Buss was willing to trade Pau Gasol before the trade deadline. However, the Lakers eventually did not want to dump Gasol’s salary for nothing.

Jim Buss also recently stated to the Los Angeles Times about stepping down from his job if he’s unable to bring the Lakers into championship contenders in three to four years.

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Lakers Can Spend Up To $28.2 Million In New Salary-Cap Projections – LA Times

NBA Rumors: Lakers Plan To Have Cap Space Dates Back Four Years – Fan Sided

D’Antoni: Analysts Need To Adapt To New Basketball – Bleacher Report

Female Fans Ask Nick Young To Prom On Twitter, Get Upset When He Doesn’t Respond – Bleacher Report

Steve Nash and Pau Gasol Tied Together Karmically in Lakers History – Bleacher Report

NBA News

Mavericks vs. Spurs: Game 1 Score And Twitter Reaction From 2014 NBA Playoffs – Bleacher Report

Roy Hibbert’s Ineptitude Will Be Pacers’ Undoing If Frank Vogel Doesn’t Act Now – Bleacher Report

NBA Salary Cap Projected To Increase By Nearly $5 Million – SB Nation

Al Jefferson Will Play Despite ‘Feeling A Rip’ In Injured Foot – SB Nation

Hibbert Says He’s The “Weak Link On Defense,” Hopes For Better Game 2 – Pro Basketball Talk
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