Los Angeles Times reporter Mike Bresnahan (@Mike_Bresnahan) joined the show to talk about the D’Angelo Russell-Nick Young issues and the Lakers’ future.
Bresnahan said that Russell insists he doesn’t know how the video got out. He also said that this story proves that coach Byron Scott was right to be cautious with the rookie guard.
He said that he’s not sure good free agents will want to come there because they are such a mess. For example, Bresnahan wonders why Kevin Durant would want to come to this franchise:
Bresnahan said Lakers have had trouble in free agency. “They’ve struggled the last couple of years,” says Bresnahan, “without any [character issues]. … This summer they may have to pay guys a little bit more.”