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LaMarcus Aldridge rejects Lakers, will sign with San Antonio Spurs

LaMarcus Aldridge rejects Lakers, will sign with San Antonio Spurs

The Lakers' main free-agent target, LaMarcus Aldridge, agreed to contract terms with the San Antonio Spurs, in another off-season in which the Lakers failed to corral the players they wanted. It's become familiar now, the Lakers pitching to high-end players, waiting nervously for several days and then watching as they commit to another team. Losing out on Aldridge was particularly devastating because he disliked their two-hour presentation almost from the start, wondering when the talk of branding opportunities in Los Angeles would transition into serious basketball talk, according to a person familiar with the meeting. The Lakers botched it so badly Tuesday that they...

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