Originally Posted by Lakers_Kobe_Fan
it is because we are paying Blake 4mil = 8mil total. Duhon 3.6 = 7.2 & Clark 1.2 = 2.4 so thats total waste of 17.6million on players who wont do SH!T for us
while brooks signed for 3mil, CJ Watson signed for 1mil, barbosa signed for 1mil, matt barnes signed for min, randy foye signed for 2mil...on and on and on....
Those are old contracts before the new CBA. At the time Blake at 4 million per season seemed like it was a great deal. Hindsight 20/20 it really didn't work out. Who knows, maybe if any of those other guys came to LA they'd be busts on the bench too.