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Topic subjectwhy? this was Klutch's doing and Pelinka gave up a lot
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2699618, why? this was Klutch's doing and Pelinka gave up a lot
Posted by ConcreteCharlie, Tue Jun-18-19 04:09 PM
The No. 4 in place of Kuz is a better fit for both teams. He didn't have to take on Solomon Hill's contract but he did have to give away the Lakers' entire future with picks and pick-swap options.

I get that the Lakers didn't want to punt on this and a trade plus a signing now makes way more sense than a signing, a series of trades and another signing next season given their situation. But did he pull a rabbit out of a hat here? No, he paid pretty handsomely for Davis and Rich Paul made the whole thing happen.