Los Angeles Lakers: 5 possible outcomes in free agency this offseason

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2. Possible Outcome: Resign current roster to one-year deals/gear up for 2019

This possibility is another realistic outcome should the Lakers choice to go this route in free agency. The Lakers did improve by 11 games this season from last season and have shown signs of being a good team.

The Lakers would go ahead and re-sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to another one year deal in upwards of $20 million dollars. They would also re-sign Brook Lopez to a one year deal for a similar amount of money and give Isaiah Thomas a one year prove it type deal.

The only thing that would happen is the Lakers would have to make a decision on Randle, especially because other teams will look to offer him close to a max contract. That would mean the Lakers most likely lose Randle.

Should the Lakers go this route, they will look to wait till 2019 free agency where Kawhi Leonard, Klay Thomson and Jimmy Butler will become free agents. That would also mean that their 2019 first round pick would be a lottery pick and they would have a better chance of trading Luol Deng’s contract. If they get that contract off the books, the Lakers 2019 cap space would be over $80 million.

That could be two max contacts plus either a really good player or some really good players that come off the bench.