3 offseason moves the Lakers might already regret

The Los Angeles Lakers have been off to a slow start with many players not living up to expectations.

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2. Taurean Prince

No matter what team LeBron James has been on, the role players on his team were three-point shooters and defenders. That was exactly what the Lakers were going for this offseason and Taurean Prince has been one of those players. 

When the Lakers first signed him it was graded as a very good move. Throughout Prince's career before playing with the Lakers, he was a career 37.2 percent three-point shooter. He was coming off one of his most efficient seasons with the Timberwolves shooting a career-high 46.7 percent from the field, 38.1 percent from three, and 84.4 percent from the free throw line. 

Those are the numbers he has put up for most of his career and to start the season Prince was shooting 45 percent from three in the Lakers' first three games. Since then, his three-point shooting has been at 19 percent over his last 11 games and now 27.4 percent on the year. To go along with his career-low three-point shooting, his field goal percentage of 40 and free throw percent of 75 are also career lows. 

To look at this in a more positive light, Prince is still providing good defense which isn't making him unplayable but his shooting has been awful this year. With James on your team, the front office would have no problem moving you if you aren't playing well. 

With the forward having the least efficient season of his whole career, the Lakers may be regretting signing him to the team in the offseason. Prince is still capable of turning it around and playing well down before the Lakers consider moving on from him.