Shannon Brown agreed to a two-year deal with the Lakers, with a player option for the second year, worth $4.2 million. Allegedly, he got offered with a more lucrative contract from the Indiana Pacers but decided to stay with the Lakers.
Good choice Shannon. You have a short contract. You can work on your game in a year or two, and when you have vastly improved, that’s the time you expect the Lakers to offer you a bigger contract. Wise man, unlike Trevor Ariza and David Lee (the agent). Read More
The Lakers have traded Vladimir Radmanovic for Adam Morrison and Shannon Brown. This obviously is a salary dump move. Radmanovic is due around $6.5 million this year and next and has a player option. This potentially saves the Lakers $13 million.
I understand the essence of the deal. However, I’m wondering if there is a center or pure shooter out there that would have been available for a similar deal. Having said that, I think Adam Morrison can be developed into a triangle offense player ala Luke Walton.
Morrison was a prolific scorer when he was in college so fundamentally, he can play, at least on offense. Maybe a change of scenery and offense can bring out the best in him. Plus, he has a weird moustache. Somebody with a weird something could be hiding some form of intellect. You know, it’s like Phil Jackson. The Zen Master is weird and yet his methods are effective.
I don’t know. I guess it’s just wishful thinking. Read More