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Lakers have a tough road ahead in free agency
Lakers have a tough road ahead in free agency

The Lakers got a player they wanted on draft day, the largely hailed selection of Julius Randle boosting their first foray of the off-season. Now comes the really hard part. Free agency begins Monday at 9:01 p.m. Pacific time, the beginning of an incredible period of turnover for a team that went 27-55 last season. Pau Gasol will be a free agent after making $19 million last season, Jodie Meeks gets to test the market and Nick Young too. Gasol has said numerous times that his main priority is playing for a title-contending team. He will meet with Oklahoma City, Chicago and Golden State and might also sit down with the Lakers, the team that has employed him since acquiring him from...

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