This offseason has hit the NBA world with a lot of shocking trades and signings again. Two teams this offseason seem to have gotten exceeded their expectations with their moves this offseason.
2. Oklahoma City Thunder
The Thunder started off free agency with a massive resigning with Paul George. Westbrook was a big part of that trying to get him to stay and hosting a big free agency party at his house. Oklahoma City also resigned Jerami Grant who was a great defender and provided a lot of energy off the bench that Thunder fans just loved last season. Grant was a big win for the Thunder because many thought the Thunder didn’t have enough money to keep him. Nerlens Noel was also acquired by the Thunder who still has a lot of potential in him that maybe Westbrook can get out of him. The last and final big move for the franchise this summer was the trading of Melo to the Hawks for Dennis Shoder who can be a great backup point guard this season that the Thunder needed. Letting go Melo will save the Thunder a ton of money as well.
1. Los Angeles Lakers
The Lakers got the win of the summer solely from getting the best player in the world in Lebron James. They also added many key players to stack the roster and make it deeper by signing a tough, momentum-swinging guy in Lance Stephenson, a great mentor for Lonzo in Rondo, a solid Center in Javale Mcgee, and a good bench player needed for scoring in Michael Beasley. I thought the Lakers had a great draft by drafting Mo Wagner and Svi Mykhailiuk. A great summer can swing a 35 win team to a high 40s low 50s win team.