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Lakers officially acquire Jeremy Lin from Houston Rockets
Lakers officially acquire Jeremy Lin from Houston Rockets

The Lakers officially acquired Jeremy Lin from the Houston Rockets on Sunday. "This trade allows us to acquire a solid player who will make us a better team, as well as draft picks to improve our team in the future, while at the same time allowing us to maintain financial flexibility,” said General Manager Mitch Kupchak in a statement. "In addition to what he’ll bring us on the court, we think Jeremy will be warmly embraced by our fans and our community." The Lakers also acquired the Houston Rockets' 2015 first-round pick, along with a heavily protected 2015 second-rounder from the Clippers which was previously traded to the Rockets. The Lakers should only...

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