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Easy decision for Lakers: Jordan Clarkson's contract to guarantee Saturday

Easy decision for Lakers: Jordan Clarkson's contract to guarantee Saturday

The Lakers face one of their easiest decisions of the summer on Saturday, the deadline to cut second-year guard Jordan Clarkson. Clarkson, selected 46th overall in the 2014 NBA draft, is under contract for the 2015-16 season, but for a non-guaranteed $845,059. According to the terms of his contract, Clarkson's contract locks in for the year, provided the Lakers do not waive him on or by Aug. 1. Naturally, the Lakers will keep one of last season's best rookies, as confirmed to The Times by a team spokesman. After awaiting an opportunity to play for the first part of the season, Clarkson became the team's primary point guard for most of the second half. Over that...

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