Dennis Schroder's Free Agency Takes A Turn For The Worse

When the Los Angeles Lakers picked up Dennis Schroder last season, many fans saw this as the perfect opportunity to improve. Schroder was brought in as a replacement for Rajon Rondo, and the expectation was that Schroder would take the Lakers to the next level on offense. Unfortunately, that didn’t happen as Schroder largely struggled throughout the season,¬†especially during the playoffs where the Lakers were eliminated by the Phoenix Suns.

Despite these problems, the Lakers offered Schroder an $84 million contract prior to free agency, and the star eventually turned it down. When free agency began, there was a feeling that Schroder would remain in L.A. although that changed once the Russell Westbrook trade happened.