Technically, this is true.
At least the Lakers don’t have the Dwightmare hanging over their head anymore, but at this point the Lakers need to move on. Dwight wasn’t the only problem the Lakers had last season.
Addition by subtraction? The Lakers can only hope, despite their very public courting of Howard that started a mere eight weeks ago and crashed and burned barely a week later.
“We’ve definitely improved our shooting and I think the chemistry will be better just because the uncertainty has gone away,” D’Antoni said. “A lot of people will know their roles better and what’s going on the floor better. Dealing with free agency day to day, we won’t have those problems.”
We will see if better chemistry leads to more wins.