In the 2019-20 season, cook can get 5.1 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game for the Lakers during the regular season. In the playoffs, because Rondo and Caruso played well, cook did not get too many performance opportunities, playing time was very little, only 2.2 points per game. To the off-season, the Lakers are faced with a number of players to stay, salary space is tight, so had to fire cook. Now that the Lakers have settled the signing of key players, they still need role players to fill the lineup, so they have signed back cook.
Its worth mentioning that the new seasons lineup has been basically determined after the Lakers signed Dudley and cook. At the moment, the Lakers can be said to be strong. They have previously completed a series of contract renewals with LeBron James and Anthony Davis, laying the tone for the future of the team.
At present, the Lakers have issued a total of 14 security contracts, with 400000 salary space left, unable to sign the 15th Man, and need to balance with marginal trade. However, with the formation of the main line-up, the Laker list has been basically determined. The current roster of the Lakers is as follows: