Robinson was a lottery pick in 2012 with the
Yi signed with the Lakers this summer after spending the last four seasons playing in China. His contract could have been worth $8 million depending on how long he remained.
In a phone conversation with the Lakers yesterday, he expressed his desire to look elsewhere
"Yi was productive in practices and games with us, and was a consummate professional both on and off the court," Kupchak said in a release. "However, he felt that the minutes and opportunities he'd be afforded here were not in line with his goals and ambitions, and that he'd be better off in a different situation. We appreciate his efforts and wish him great success as he goes forward with his career."