The Los Angeles Lakers seem to know they are having difficulty getting pitch meetings with the top free agents. So like anyone else that wants to show they have assets that people should desire, they took to social media to show them off. On the eve of the NBA's 2016 free agency period, the Lakers released a video showcasing a virtual tour of what their brand new practice facility is going to look like when it's finished being constructed next year. Later Thursday night, fans got good news, and probably not so good news.
The good news: It appears to have worked! The Lakers signed one of the first deals of free agency! The curse of losing out on free agency recruiting is over, baby!
The bad news: The deal was four years and $65 million or so for Cleveland Cavaliers center Timofey Mozgov, who was apparently their first call at the stroke of midnight Eastern time. You can watch the whole video, courtesy of the Lakers' Twitter account, below:
Take a first look at our new home that we're moving into next summer!!https://t.co/B1lUbCol2Q— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) July 1, 2016
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