Lakers get stronger; can rest of West keep up?
The first three dominoes have fallen, and Jason Kidd appears to be leaning. Insider has the full free-agent roundup.
Updated: July 16, 2003, 9:55 AM ETBy Chad Ford | NBA Insider
Also see: Rumors: A Kidd for Parker swap? How good is LeBron James? Consider that on a night when one of the biggest free-agent decisions in recent history went down -- Gary Payton (and soon Karl Malone) to the Lakers -- it was an 18-year-old rookie making his summer league debut that stole the headlines.
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