The Lakers are signing Blue to a partially guaranteed deal, according to a source who couldn't speak publicly because the deal is not official yet.
Blue was selected most valuable player of the
Blue was also an instrumental part of the Lakers' summer league team. On his 25th birthday, the Lakers won the summer league championship.
The Lakers have 14 guaranteed contracts on their roster after signing point guard
That spot could go to a player who, like Blue, gets a contract that will allow him to compete for it in training camp. It would also give the Lakers the ability to make a trade in which they acquire one more player than they trade away.