L.A. Lakers: Will Sessions’ Decision Make Deron Williams a Priority?

June 23rd, 2012 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
Los Angeles Lakers point guard Ramon Sessions recently opted to forgo the player option in his contract and test the waters of unrestricted free agency.

All I can say is, more power to him.

By choosing to wade into the open waters of free agency, Sessions is basically saying that he is worth more money than his $4.5 million player option guarantees.

Good luck with that.

There may be some teams who are willing to over-pay for Sessions (Memphis?) based on his late regular-season surge for the Lakers, but Sessions certainly comes with a "caveat emperor," or buyer beware label.

Sessions has proved that he has the size, quickness and strength to get to the rim at will off the dribble. Sessions has also proved that he can't defend the pick-and-roll if his life depends on it. And he's not much better mano a mano, either.

If Sessions' playoff debut was an audition for other NBA teams, then the only franchise paying attention was probably Michael Jordan and the Charlotte Bobcats.

Jordan's team is the only NBA franchise I can think of that Sessions might make an immediate impact as a starter, without the ...

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