Russell Westbrook
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Russell Westbrook will play for the Los Angeles Lakers next season, following a blockbuster trade from the Washington Wizards.

With that move, the Lakers have emerged as the top favorite to win the championship next year.

For his part, Westbrook will be the highest-paid player in Lakers roster next season, with a salary of $44.2M.

LeBron James will earn $41.2M and Anthony Davis $35.4M.

Aside from the three superstars and Marc Gasol ($2.7M), the Lakers are in search for several players to add to their roster.