Kobe Bryant's deal good for Lakers?

Originally Published: November 25, 2013

The Lakers rewarded Kobe Bryant with a two-year contract extension Monday. 

Will the deal cost the Lakers their chances to land top free agents in 2014 and 2015? Will it help them or hurt them in their quest to win a 17th championship? Our 5-on-5 panel dissects Kobe's extension and the Lakers' outlook.

1. Good deal or bad deal for the Lakers?

Henry Abbott, TrueHoop: I heard some talk about a three- or four-year deal at numbers like his old $30 million salary. ...

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