Luc Richard Mbah a Moute

Winners and losers of NBA free agency

Winners and losers of NBA free agency

LeBron James immediately made the Lakers big winners in NBA free agency when the peerless forward signed a four-year deal worth $153.3 million.

But then Golden State Warriors, back-to-back NBA champions, made a move that seemed to say, “We’ll see you and raise with DeMarcus Cousins.”

Cousins signed a one-year deal worth $5.3 million, joining a star-studded group of Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green. And the Warriors got richer while opening a debate about which team was the biggest free-agent winner.

Here is a look at some of the NBA’s winners and losers this summer:


Lakers: James is...