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Kendall Marshall, a casualty of the salary cap, waived by Lakers
Kendall Marshall, a casualty of the salary cap, waived by Lakers

The Lakers have waived point guard Kendall Marshall in a salary cap move that should help open up space to re-sign guard Nick Young. Marshall, who averaged 8.0 points and 8.8 assists a game through 54 appearances last season, after joining the Lakers in late December, had a non-guaranteed $915,243 contract. On Thursday, the Lakers claimed Carlos Boozer off amnesty waivers from the Chicago Bulls, winning the veteran's services with a $3.251-million bid. The Lakers also have verbal agreements to re-sign Jordan Hill for $18 million for two seasons, and Young for $21.5 million over four. To make all the numbers work for Boozer, Hill and Young, the Lakers need to walk carefully...

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