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Lakers agree to terms with Lou Williams and Brandon Bass

Lakers agree to terms with Lou Williams and Brandon Bass

The Lakers added a veteran point guard to complement their backcourt youth, agreeing to terms with Lou Williams on a three-year contract worth about $21 million. Williams, 28, was the NBA's sixth man of the year last season while averaging a career-high 15.5 points for Toronto. He provides instant offense off the bench and gets to the free-throw line with regularity. He is more of a scoring guard than passing guard, averaging 2.9 assists per game in his career. The Lakers have moved quickly to try to shore up their roster since whiffing on free agents LaMarcus Aldridge, Greg Monroe and DeAndre Jordan. They added Williams on Sunday and acquired shot-blocking center Roy Hibbert...

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