Taking into account that there is one player left to complete the roster, with its current 14 players, the gold and purple franchise will increase its value in the payment of the luxury tax.
Despite not having been even close to fighting the title of the National Basketball Association (NBA), for the next season, the Los Angeles Lakers already appear as one of the favorites to be the new champions, and they are not lacking in reasons, starting with his squad, commanded by LeBron James.
Thinking about the next tournament, the Laguneros have carried out a total renovation in their squad, keeping only four names from the previous tournament, such as the King, Anthony Davis, the Spanish Marc Gasol and Talen Horton-Tucker, in search of improving their economy .
All this movement allowed them to give the first great blow of the market to the Lakers, bringing to their ranks Russell Westbrook, and with it, added to the salaries of LeBron and AD, to take 75 percent of their salary load, having to occupy the ingenuity to complete your campus.
How much does the Lakers payroll cost for NBA 2021-22?
The way they found in the gold and purple franchise to do it is by signing veteran players, such as Carmelo Anthony, Trevor Ariza, Wayne Ellington, Dwight Howard and Kent Bazemore, in addition to two young accessories such as Malik Monk and Kendrick Nunn.
If we take into account all salaries for this season, the Lakers are the fourth most expensive payroll in the NBA, paying a total of $ 160.4 million in salaries, 13.4 percent more than last season, and they will have to pay in tax to the luxury just over $ 33.1 million. (Bolavip)