After striking out with Portland Trail Blazers free agent LaMarcus Aldridge, the Lakers will meet Clippers center DeAndre Jordan.
While Jordan may choose to change locker rooms at Staples Center, he may be more likely to re-sign with the Clippers or flee to Dallas to join the Mavericks.
The Lakers also met with Detroit Pistons forward/center Greg Monroe on Wednesday.
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LaMarcus Aldridge will not be signing with the Lakers because he was not impressed by their Tuesday night presentation, according to a person familiar with the situation.
Aldridge considered the Lakers to be part of a "two-horse race" with the San Antonio Spurs and "wanted to be wowed" but was actually turned off by the lack of analytics on the basketball side of their presentation, according to the...Read more
LaMarcus Aldridge will not be signing with the Lakers this off-season.
According to sources, Aldridge wasn't happy with the presentation the Lakers gave during their late Tuesday night meeting and has crossed the team off his list of potential free-agent destinations.
There were mainly two words used to describe Aldridge's late-night meeting with the Lakers — "engaged" but also "noncommittal."
One of the Lakers' free agent targets came off the market on Wednesday.
Unrestricted free forward Kevin Love announced his intentions to re-sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers on the Player's Tribune website.
I'm going back to Cleveland.
After Game 1 of the NBA Finals, that's when it really struck me. Sitting on the sidelines, I never wanted to play in a game more than that one. I had dreamed of playing...Read more
The Lakers have decided to keep center Robert Sacre, guaranteeing his $981,348 salary for the coming season.
Sacre, a 26-year old seven-footer, played 67 games for the Lakers last season, averaging 9.8 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.4 blocks.
Earning the league minimum for a player with three years of experience, Sacre becomes the fifth Lakers player with guaranteed salary.
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The Lakers have declined their team option on Jordan Hill's contract, making the forward/center an unrestricted free agent in July, according to a person with access to the NBA's daily transactions.
Hill signed a two-year, $18-million contract last season, with the second year at the team's discretion.
The team will still hold his rights, although as a free agent, he'll take up $13.5 million of the...Read more