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Kyle Kuzma Extension 

Post#1 » by iamworthy » Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:25 pm

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Post#2 » by Landsberger » Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:48 pm

Kuzma's extension will be with another team. I don't see us wanting a long term contract as we're still in our "next year" mode looking for a 3rd star. Quite frankly, if I were Kuzma I'd want to go somewhere that wanted me for something other than a 12 shot a game guy off the bench as well. He's never going to be worth more as a trade piece than this offseason.

Now.... to the subject of this post. Why do they get insurance for playing games? Everyone wants to go through life with someone else taking the risks while still reaping all of the benefits it seems.
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Post#3 » by dockingsched » Sun Jun 14, 2020 4:56 am

He’s not getting an extension. His next contract will be a fresh new contract once he’s a free agent, he’s not getting his current contract extended.
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Post#4 » by iamworthy » Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:10 pm

dockingsched wrote:He’s not getting an extension. His next contract will be a fresh new contract once he’s a free agent, he’s not getting his current contract extended.


He won't get extended? Because of he's uneven play, or did I miss something with all the things going on with the NBA?
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Post#5 » by Slava » Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:33 pm

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dockingsched wrote:He’s not getting an extension. His next contract will be a fresh new contract once he’s a free agent, he’s not getting his current contract extended.


He won't get extended? Because of he's uneven play, or did I miss something with all the things going on with the NBA?


Lakers won't tie up money beyond 2022 when LeBron and Giannis are free agents.
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Re: Kyle Kuzma Extension 

Post#6 » by Dr Aki » Mon Jun 15, 2020 6:00 am

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dockingsched wrote:He’s not getting an extension. His next contract will be a fresh new contract once he’s a free agent, he’s not getting his current contract extended.


He won't get extended? Because of he's uneven play, or did I miss something with all the things going on with the NBA?


Lakers won't tie up money beyond 2022 when LeBron and Giannis are free agents.


I wish there was a way to get FVV for Kuzma and salary filler.

Would fill the hole in the roster quite nicely, at least until LeBron loses it
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Re: Kyle Kuzma Extension 

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He won't get extended? Because of he's uneven play, or did I miss something with all the things going on with the NBA?


Lakers won't tie up money beyond 2022 when LeBron and Giannis are free agents.


I wish there was a way to get FVV for Kuzma and salary filler.

Would fill the hole in the roster quite nicely, at least until LeBron loses it


FVV is looking for a contract in the range of $20M+ a season. Even if LeBron loses it, unless you think he can be the 2nd or 3rd piece of a contending team around AD, he is not in the Lakers' budget.

As soon as they think LeBron is past it, Lakers need to start setting up to pursue a premier perimeter player of the caliber of Beal.
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Re: Kyle Kuzma Extension 

Post#8 » by iamworthy » Mon Jun 15, 2020 3:08 pm

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dockingsched wrote:He’s not getting an extension. His next contract will be a fresh new contract once he’s a free agent, he’s not getting his current contract extended.


He won't get extended? Because of he's uneven play, or did I miss something with all the things going on with the NBA?


Lakers won't tie up money beyond 2022 when LeBron and Giannis are free agents.


Got it. They're going to let him hit restricted free agency.
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Post#9 » by Spens1 » Tue Jun 16, 2020 1:16 pm

S&T to be honest. I don't see him being a viable long term solution here. I wonder if we can talk our way to maybe a guy like Markannen or just a youngish 3&D guy or even a decent P.G (anything that gets Rondo less playing time).
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Re: Kyle Kuzma Extension 

Post#10 » by Dr Aki » Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:47 am

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Lakers won't tie up money beyond 2022 when LeBron and Giannis are free agents.


I wish there was a way to get FVV for Kuzma and salary filler.

Would fill the hole in the roster quite nicely, at least until LeBron loses it


FVV is looking for a contract in the range of $20M+ a season. Even if LeBron loses it, unless you think he can be the 2nd or 3rd piece of a contending team around AD, he is not in the Lakers' budget.

As soon as they think LeBron is past it, Lakers need to start setting up to pursue a premier perimeter player of the caliber of Beal.


Yeh, I don't think we got enough to even come close to a Beal level player.

Perhaps if he said he wasn't re-signing and tried to force, then ok, we might be able to low ball, but even then, they'd probably Paul George/Kawhi Leonard them to another team just to piss them off
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Post#11 » by Slava » Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:46 am

Dr Aki wrote:
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I wish there was a way to get FVV for Kuzma and salary filler.

Would fill the hole in the roster quite nicely, at least until LeBron loses it


FVV is looking for a contract in the range of $20M+ a season. Even if LeBron loses it, unless you think he can be the 2nd or 3rd piece of a contending team around AD, he is not in the Lakers' budget.

As soon as they think LeBron is past it, Lakers need to start setting up to pursue a premier perimeter player of the caliber of Beal.


Yeh, I don't think we got enough to even come close to a Beal level player.

Perhaps if he said he wasn't re-signing and tried to force, then ok, we might be able to low ball, but even then, they'd probably Paul George/Kawhi Leonard them to another team just to piss them off


Of course not the trade assets but having a clean cap sheet to pursue them in free agency with AD in tow.
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Re: Kyle Kuzma Extension 

Post#12 » by Dr Aki » Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:03 am

Slava wrote:
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FVV is looking for a contract in the range of $20M+ a season. Even if LeBron loses it, unless you think he can be the 2nd or 3rd piece of a contending team around AD, he is not in the Lakers' budget.

As soon as they think LeBron is past it, Lakers need to start setting up to pursue a premier perimeter player of the caliber of Beal.


Yeh, I don't think we got enough to even come close to a Beal level player.

Perhaps if he said he wasn't re-signing and tried to force, then ok, we might be able to low ball, but even then, they'd probably Paul George/Kawhi Leonard them to another team just to piss them off


Of course not the trade assets but having a clean cap sheet to pursue them in free agency with AD in tow.


I bet we extend LeBron instead
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Re: Kyle Kuzma Extension 

Post#13 » by whitelight » Thu Jun 25, 2020 4:04 pm

Dr Aki wrote:
Slava wrote:
Dr Aki wrote:
Yeh, I don't think we got enough to even come close to a Beal level player.

Perhaps if he said he wasn't re-signing and tried to force, then ok, we might be able to low ball, but even then, they'd probably Paul George/Kawhi Leonard them to another team just to piss them off


Of course not the trade assets but having a clean cap sheet to pursue them in free agency with AD in tow.


I bet we extend LeBron instead


I am a little worried about that because remember Father Time always wins and we can't have money tied up to an aging LeBron.
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Re: Kyle Kuzma Extension 

Post#14 » by Landsberger » Fri Jun 26, 2020 12:39 am

FVV looks like fools gold to me. Let someone else toss $20+ million at him. I want to see him do what he's been doing in a different system before I'm a believer.

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