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King Taharqa

Nash to Lakers

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And the old get older.

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The lakers can't afford Howard at this point.

The Lakers never could afford Howard, if he was coming it was going to be because Andrew Bynum was leaving. They will pay taxes if they think it can win them another 1-2 titles before Kobe/Nash retire. A trade for Howard would probably look a little something like this

http://espn.go.com/n...tradeId=87bx6n7

Then you fill out the roster with vet min signings like Grant Hill, and Rashard Lewis. The only big concern is can you keep Jordan Hill, or can you replace his scrappy play off the bench with another FA? AARP might need to relocate to the Staples Center, but that would be a damn solid team....

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And the old get older.

And a whole hell of a lot better to....Nash may be 38, but he's still playing close to his MVP level....

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Lakers are adding an MVP type PG. Nash will make those bigs play at an all star level. Sure it will be interesting to see how Kobe responds but this isnt the same young Kobe. He wants rings and he was probably the #1 person wanting Nash.

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Lakers are adding an MVP type PG. Nash will make those bigs play at an all star level. Sure it will be interesting to see how Kobe responds but this isnt the same young Kobe. He wants rings and he was probably the #1 person wanting Nash.

Exactly, every report I've read is that the innitial contact on the Lakers behalf was made by Kobe. He called and said "I need you to help me". Kobe only cares about winning. If he needs to give up a little control to do that I'm confident he will. People forget, the Mamba has never played with a PG of Nash's caliber. So those saying that Kobe won't allow Nash to control the offense are just making assumptions....

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This could prolong Kobe's career, if he doesn't HAVE to handle it so often.

Huge upgrade for them, Nash is a beast.

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Lakers still need a bench though.

Nash

Kobe

Metta

Gasol

Bynum

Blake,Goudelock,Johnson-Odom, Barnes, Murphy, Sacre

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Barnes is a FA, Grant Hill seems like a formality so he will be a decent addition to the bench even at his age....

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Eh, Grant Hill would be a good addition but the Lakers need a spark off of that bench in a big way.

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They're still in the running for Nick Young from what I've read. He's still weighing if he would rather take the mini mid level to try and win a ring....

One things for sure, they definitely aren't done improving this team....

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