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Nick Young re-signs with Lakers for four years, $21.5 million
Nick Young re-signs with Lakers for four years, $21.5 million

The Lakers bought themselves four more years of "Swaggy P." Nick Young, the good-natured high-volume shooter who gave himself the above nickname, agreed to a four-year, $21.5-million contract Friday to stay with the Lakers. It was the second transaction on a busy day for the Lakers, who also acquired Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin and the Rockets' first-round pick next season. The two deals dented the Lakers' chances at signing Carmelo Anthony, who would now have to accept less than a maximum deal to join them, a less likely scenario. The Lakers still have not been officially told they are out of the running for Anthony but are acting as if they think New York...

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