The Lakers have always been a desired destination for the top players in the NBA. Anytime there is someone looking to leave their team, the Lakers tend to come up due to their winning tradition.
With a number of big-name players set to hit free agency in the next couple of years, there is a good chance the Lakers could add another star to their roster.
But with the state of the team so down at this moment, many wonder whether a top free agent would want to come to LA. ESPN’s SportsNation released a poll to the fans asking whether they would want to come, and the results weren’t good:
Nearly two-thirds of the fans would not want to come to the Lakers, and it is pretty easy to understand why.
The team has been decimated by injuries, doesn’t seem to have a clear path going forward, and many people are not fans of the coach in charge. Of course, anyone who follows the league knows the Lakers never stay down for long. All it takes is one big move for the team to turn things right back around.
With guys like Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love sure to be on the Lakers radar in the coming off-seasons, the team better hope the fans and the players aren’t on the same page.
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