After striking out on their top free-agent choices like
First the team signed the
Soon after, the Lakers inked forward
The NBA set the salary cap to $70 million, a jump over the league's projection of $67.1 million, helping the Lakers to preserve an additional spending tool, their $2.8-million room exception.
The team's three rookies, along with returning players
Brown was injured in practice, knocking him out for at least the first two games with an eye injury.
Coach Byron Scott said he's looking forward to seeing Randle back on the court, after the power forward was knocked out for the season with a broken leg suffered on opening night.