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Jose Calderon

Lakers acquire veteran guard Jose Calderon

Lakers acquire veteran guard Jose Calderon

The Lakers acquired veteran Jose Calderon from the Chicago Bulls, adding a point guard near the end of his career with three-point touch and solid passing skills.

No other current players were involved in the deal, though the Lakers received two future second-round draft picks from the Bulls, according to a person familiar with the situation. The Lakers will trade Chicago the rights to an undetermined player, probably someone they drafted long ago who had little or no impact in the NBA.

Calderon, who turns 35 in September, is in the last year of a contract paying him $7.7 million next season. He averaged 7.6 points and 4.2 assists in 72 games last season with New...

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