On the surface, it looks like the Raiders are all over the place, but there is a method to their madness. Trading Mack and Cooper was a hard pill to swallow, but management knew the Raiders were in no position to contend last year. Rather than commit all that money to Mack and Cooper, they supercharged a rebuild with extra picks, and spread that cap space across multiple needs. After the draft concluded, shortsighted twitter GM’s were quick to mock the Raiders.
Over the past 7 years, the Los Angeles Clippers have been building momentum. With their Staples Center rivals struggling, they have made major strides to try and break away from the notion that they are the Lakers’ “little brothers”.
The Los Angeles Lakers got their big fish. Anthony Davis will now be joining LeBron James and Kyle Kuzma on the Lakers front court. But the good news doesn’t end there.
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