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#1 Jaime Quintanilla

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 11:00 AM

Lakers.com: The Los Angeles Lakers have waived free agent guard Coby Karl, it was announced today.

Karl, who was signed by the Lakers as an undrafted rookie free agent on July 30, 2007, appeared in 17 games last season, averaging 1.8 points and 0.8 rebounds in 4.2 minutes.

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#2 Guest_Nissan_*

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 11:02 AM

YES! :nervous:

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 11:03 AM

I saw this coming; during the entire off-season, I kept reading that the Lakers wanted 13 or 14 on the roster before Opening Night, so I knew another cut was coming. I just wasn't 100% sure that it would be Karl because there was some talk that Mbenga might be waived, I believe. Anyway, I hope he can find a home somewhere else and get an opportunity to play.


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#4 MDI

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 11:04 AM

AT LAST :nervous: :nervous: :nervous:

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#5 Alice

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 11:06 AM

wasn't surprised

bye bye coby karl! :nervous:

Edited by Alice.JSN, October 27, 2008 - 11:07 AM.


#6 fido

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 11:10 AM

The Lakers look like they're keepin' that MLE and last roster spot open just in case.

#7 JavierLakerFan16

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 11:17 AM

good lucky coby karl you were an "ok" dude, repect you as an cancer survior but good luck man like your daddy said you will be on a team but unfortunely it isnt the lakers but yeahh you rock man

Edited by JavierLakerFan16, October 27, 2008 - 11:17 AM.


#8 Tobias Fünke

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 11:36 AM

Sounds good for a nice late season acquisition. Kobe might meet up with some retired at all star break and beg him to join us.
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Posted October 27, 2008 - 11:57 AM

nice
part of the MLE and a roster spot for a retired vet to join :nervous:

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 12:02 PM

He should take Mbenga and Yue with him. And Walton.

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 12:04 PM

Mbenga is actually decent. He gives it all, everything hes got
you cant hate on that
he should make any NBA team just for that and that he has "some" talent


yue is a scrub so i agree there


Luke on the other hand, if he was making 3 million a year he would not be so bad in fans eyes
but hes not

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 12:37 PM

The last game he played ok, otherwise he had a dreadful preseason.
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#13 BadScooter

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 01:04 PM

Why is everyone so quick to dismiss Sun Yue? He's young and a rookie second round pick.

He impressed me during the Olympics and I think if we develop him in our system he could be very valuable down the road.

Imagine if we'd cut Sasha during his rookie year.

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 01:10 PM

Poor guy, I was really warming up to him at the end of preseason (especially when they repeatedly mentioned him and his dad throughout the game) and thought he played well. If no vet comes along and injuries occur he might be picked up. Yue hasn't shown anything yet, but you're right... he might. He does remind me a lot of Sasha.

Do you think this sets us up for a move? Did we just not want to pay his salary or what? What would we be saving 2 spaces this early for?

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 01:13 PM

Poor guy, I was really warming up to him at the end of preseason (especially when they repeatedly mentioned him and his dad throughout the game) and thought he played well. If no vet comes along and injuries occur he might be picked up


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#16 Guest_Nissan_*

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 01:18 PM

Poor guy, I was really warming up to him at the end of preseason (especially when they repeatedly mentioned him and his dad throughout the game) and thought he played well. If no vet comes along and injuries occur he might be picked up. Yue hasn't shown anything yet, but you're right... he might. He does remind me a lot of Sasha.

Do you think this sets us up for a move? Did we just not want to pay his salary or what? What would we be saving 2 spaces this early for?

I like George's son, but we can find a lot better players than him. He didn't improve since he first got signed last season.

Yue is a project... he does have talent, but nobody can expect him to contribute to this team when he's been sick, new country, new language, and playing in a new league. He's playing against the best players in the world... give him some time to get faster, stronger, ect...

This gives the Lakeshow a chance to maybe do a 2 for 1 trade or sign a vet with the MLE.

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 01:18 PM

Real is cold-blooded... :lol: :stick:

I agree with fido...they are banking on flexibility to make a move.

I see a trade or vet signing coming up pretty soon.

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 01:20 PM

Nissan,

What "vets" are available? I mean, ones that are WORTH the MLE?

#19 GCMD

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Posted October 27, 2008 - 01:25 PM

Did you know that Bonzi Wells is available? Another 2/3 but he's better than any other 2/3 on this team outside of Kobe. Tough defender and capable scorer. Worth MLE.


Mourning, Mutumbo, Lindsay Hunter and Horry are also available...worth MLE??? No.


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Posted October 27, 2008 - 01:32 PM

Basically saw this coming... :D




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