The Lakers took a big swing on Kawhi Leonard. They missed. And in a matter of hours, they’d filled out most of the roster. So was it a success? We highlight the good and the less good, and give our overall grades to Rob Pelinka and the rest of the front office. From there, it’s a question of where the Lakers fit in against a hyper-competitive Western Conference. Are LeBron and Anthony Davis enough? How good does the supporting cast need to be? Who are the wild cards that could make the Lakers championship caliber?
All that… and more!