Kentavious Caldwell-Pope emerged as one of the crucial role players for the Los Angeles Lakers on their journey to the franchise’s 17th NBA championship.
The 27-year-old successfully replaced Avery Bradley as one of the main perimeter defenders and posed a significant threat from behind the 3-point line. He averaged 29 minutes and 10.7 points per game, shooting 37.8% during the 2020 NBA Playoffs.
Caldwell-Pope stepped up in the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat, receiving high praise from Anthony Davis and LeBron James for his clutch performances in Games 1 and 4. Following his successful postseason performance, questions arose over what Caldwell-Pope would do with his $8.