Not only have the Lakers struck out luring other team's free agents, they've reportedly lost one of their own.
According to Yahoo Sports, Davis will sign a three-year, $20-million contract with the
Davis signed with the Lakers last season on a two-year, $1.2 million minimum contract but opted out of his second season. Through 79 games, the forward/center averaged career highs in scoring (8.3 points a game), rebounding (7.6), blocked shots (1.2), assists (1.2) and field-goal percentage (60.1%).
Thus far this season, the Lakers appear to have lost out on their top choices in big men
The Lakers can muster approximately $22 million in cap space, but have yet to find someone willing to join the franchise that won just 21 games last season.
"Come July, hopefully I am back with the Lakers," said Davis to The Times in April. "One thing about the organization, they'll turn around sooner or later."
Instead he'll play for the Blazers.