Los Angeles Lakers: What About Tracy McGrady?

July 16th, 2010 by CyberCosmiX Leave a reply »
Coming off a championship, Mitch Kupchak has quickly gotten to work to ensure the Lakers have the pieces they need to contend for another title this upcoming season.

This includes bringing back arguably the heart of the Lakers in Derek Fisher, losing Jordan Farmar to free agency but replacing him with proven veteran Steve Blake, and selecting two promising rookies in the second round of the draft.

As of right now, the Lakers have 10 guaranteed contracts on the books for next season. However, the stellar play of draft choices Devin Ebanks and Derrick Caracter at the Las Vegas Summer League make it very likely that both of those players will end up making the Lakers roster, taking the slots of DJ Mbenga and Josh Powell.

Assuming that both make the team, and they don't bring back restricted free-agent Adam Morrison, the Lakers then have 12 players on the roster. 

They will need to make one more move to round out their team for next season.

There seems to be a very small likelihood of the Lakers looking at making a trade to round out their roster. I'm sure that Mitch Kupchak wants to keep the core group together, even mo ...

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