When the clock struck 12 midnight on the east coast, it signaled the start of the 2014 NBA free agent season. This year’s free agent class is one of the deepest in talent in the history of the NBA, highlighted by Lebron James and Carmelo Anthony. Continue reading 2014 NBA Free Agent Market Open for Business – Complete List
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Free Agent Type: Unrestricted
2013-14 Salary: 6.5 million
Projected contract offering: 3-6 million per year Continue reading 2014 Free Agent Profile: Spencer Hawes
The Lakers season will mercifully come to an end in 2 weeks where they will likely finish with the worst record in Los Angeles Lakers history. Seven long months of disappointment, injuries, frustration and most of all, losing, will finally be over. Continue reading Jordan Hill and Nick Young Thinking of Life After Lakers
The Los Angeles Lakers were already having a hard time of it with a healthy front court. They now have to move forward and make their very difficult climb back to playoff contention without their 3 best big men. Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol are out indefinitely with shoulder and concussion problems respectively. Jordan Hill is also out for about a week with a hip injury.
The remaining big men on the roster are rookie Robert Sacre and Antwan Jamison who is more of a hybrid forward more penchant for scoring than defending and rebounding.
The Lakers opened up a roster spot with the waiving of rookie point guard Daruis Johnson-Odom yesterday. The Lakers will likely look to add some help in the front court while they wait to get some of the regulars back from injury.
The big men free agent market is not too impressive. Here is a list of the top free agent forwards/centers available:
Continue reading Kenyon Martin Tops Underwhelming Class of Free Agent Big Men for Lakers