– Vets will sign to chase a ring
Trading for Paul would certainly be a complicated process for the Lakers. The deal that brought in Anthony Davis cost the Lakers a lot of assets, but that doesn’t make it an impossible task to accomplish.
If the Lakers were able to land Paul, they would have to move a lot of players to match his salary. This means that the depth of the Lakers would be depleted. However, that is an issue that can be fixed.
As we saw in the offseason, the Lakers were able to sign veteran players looking to win a ring. Adding Paul would certainly help the Lakers accomplish that goal, and veteran players would like to join a team with a star trio.
Even though the Lakers might not be the deepest team in the league with a star trio, they would be the team to beat in a playoff series. If all three players were able to stay healthy, the Lakers’ offense would be really fun to watch.
While losing a lot of players might seem like a scary thing, however, look no further than how that worked out with deal for Anthony Davis. Adding another star could result in the Lakers raising another banner.