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Former Lakers center Chris Kaman to join the Portland Trail Blazers
Former Lakers center Chris Kaman to join the Portland Trail Blazers

Veteran center Chris Kaman will not return to the Lakers after one season. On Thursday, Kaman reached a verbal agreement to join the Portland Trail Blazers for two seasons (at approximately $10 million). Teams can negotiate with free agents but cannot officially sign them until July 10. Kaman played one season for the Lakers, averaging 10.4 points and 5.9 rebounds through 39 appearances. The Lakers are currently pursuing big name players like Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James.  Kaman is the second Laker to find a deal elsewhere, preceded by Jodie Meeks, who will play for the Detroit Pistons next season. The only Lakers under contract are Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Robert Sacre...