But what exactly convinced the former Laker to return to Los Angeles? Apparently it was a very detailed plan for the future of the franchise.
Walton said Lakers execs laid out a comprehensive vision for the organization, including players they want to chase in FA
— Bill Oram (@billoram) April 30, 2016
Free agents will certainly be needed if the Lakers want to climb the NBA ladder again anytime soon. Kevin Durant, DeMar DeRozan, and even some of Walton’s current Warriors players have been linked to the Lakers in free agency rumors throughout this season.
With a new leader at the helm for LA, maybe they’ll be able to bring in one of the primetime free agents the franchise sees in its “vision”.