On Tuesday, the
The Lakers now have 14 players on the roster, one below the league maximum.
Including three waived players (
Injuries have derailed what was a promising start to the season. At 14-21, the Lakers are paying approximately $90.2 million in payroll and taxes -- for a 13th-place team in the Western Conference.
By cutting Williams, the Lakers saved about $1.1 million in salary and luxury tax.