Mitch Kupchak was ready. Not the king of Los Angeles or even a member of the marquee group, but it was enough. The season was 1981-82, and the 26-year old Kupchak (newly outfitted with a seven-year, $6.3 million free agent deal given to him by Los Angeles basketball chief Jerry West) was set to be
We break down all the questions around the Lakers moves, from why now to what next?
Paul George and Jimmy Butler might be the two biggest names bandied about in trade rumors ahead of Thursday’s deadline. Add in comparatively smaller deals like the ones completed by the Milwaukee Bucks and Charlotte Hornets, and Denver Nuggets and Portland Trail Blazers, and we’ve already seen quite