Now that Kobe Bryant has retired, what will the Lakers' roster look like without him?
The quick answer: Get ready for a lot of new faces.
Of the Lakers' 15 players, only six are under contract beyond this season. Most of them are very young: D'Angelo Russell, Julius Randle, Larry Nance Jr., Anthony Brown and veterans Nick Young and Lou Williams.
Thanks primarily to the expiring contracts of Bryant ($25 million) and Roy Hibbert ($15.6 million), the Lakers project to have about $55 million to spend on free agents. That number will increase if veteran Brandon Bass declines a $3.1-million player option, as expected.
Young still has...