Salary Cap Expert: Lakers Will Not Have Deep Roster

The Lakers will be a top-heavy team next season – regardless of whether they sign a third star player

Taz and the Moose
June 26, 2019 - 10:17 am
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NBA salary cap expert Larry Coon dropped by Taz & The Moose on Wednesday to give listeners a more thorough understanding of the salary cap and explain the factors that teams consider when constructing their roster.

While many teams have wiggle room as free agency approaches, the Lakers do not – regardless of whether they sign a third star.

“They’re not going to build a deep roster,” Coon said. “This is definitely going to be a top-heavy roster. But if you’re going to do that, you’ve got two players (in LeBron James and Anthony Davis) who are ideal to be building around.”

Click below to listen to Coon’s interview in its entirety.