Originally Posted by Mgamer20o0
just a random question while watching the draft. how come the lakers never buys draft picks?
I think the reason is that first rounder's get guaranteed contracts.
Being so far into the tax, the Lakers don't want to have to guarantee a probable project a large salary, which would end up costing big due to the lux tax.
The bad thing about that is that you don't develop young talent, which certainly is evident on our current team.