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Los Angeles Lakers: 3 sleeper free agents with upside

The Los Angeles Lakers don’t need to chase big names in free agency to get production. Every offseason there are sleeper acquisitions that get overlooked and end up being great for the team that struck gold. The Los Angeles Lakers know this first-hand. The Los Angeles Lakers signed several surprise free agents last summer that […] Los Angeles Lakers: 3 sleeper free agents with upside - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - Los Angeles Lakers News and Fan Community

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NBA Rumors: Clippers Reportedly Interested In Signing Rajon Rondo In Free Agency

According to a recent report, the Los Angeles Clippers are hoping to sign point guard Rajon Rondo, who helped lead the crosstown rival Los Angeles Lakers to their 17th championship earlier this year. On Wednesday afternoon, Marc Stein of The New York Times tweeted an update on Rondo, noting that per league sources, the Clippers “have interest” in the 34-year-old and are expected to go after him when free agency kicks off next month. He added, however, that the Lakers are “naturally determined” to re-sign the veteran, whose desire to test the free-agency market essentially means he...

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NBA Free Agency Rumors: Lakers, Clippers Interested In Rajon Rondo

Rajon Rondo emerged as a key player for the Los Angeles Lakers on the way to their 17th NBA championship. His...

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Lakers: Free agent point guards that could replace KCP and Rajon Rondo

The Los Angeles Lakers may need to peruse free agency to replace Rajon Rondo and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. Wow. What a rollercoaster of a season we just had. From the acquisition of superstar Anthony Davis to the death of Kobe Bryant to winning a championship in a bubble during a worldwide pandemic, this year (this season […] Lakers: Free agent point guards that could replace KCP and Rajon Rondo - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - Los Angeles Lakers News and Fan Community

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3 ideal landing spots for JR Smith in NBA free agency

After almost a year of wallowing in free agency, JR Smith found himself back in the NBA after the Los Angeles Lakers picked him up back in July to bolster their roster. While he didn’t exactly provide a significant contribution in six regular-season games and 10 playoff appearances, the 6-foot-6 swingman got his second NBA […] The post 3 ideal landing spots for JR Smith in NBA free agency appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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3 ideal landing spots for Markieff Morris in NBA free agency

For the first time in a decade, the Los Angeles Lakers are NBA champions, doing it on the strength of their All-Stars LeBron James, who was named as the Finals MVP, and Anthony Davis. But they weren’t the only reason why the Lakers won the franchise’s 17th championship. Throughout the season and playoffs, Los Angeles […] The post 3 ideal landing spots for Markieff Morris in NBA free agency appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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NBA Rumors: LA Lakers Could Take ‘Minimum-Salary Swing’ On DeMarcus Cousins In 2020 Free Agency

After successfully capturing the Larry O’Brien Trophy in the 2019-20 NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers are set to become a more attractive destination for incoming free agents this offseason. Though they currently have a limited salary cap space, they aren’t expected to have a hard time signing quality veteran free agents who are aiming to contend for the NBA championship title next year. As the 2020 free agency draws closer, more players continue to be linked to the Purple and Gold, including veteran center DeMarcus Cousins. In a recent article, Sam Quinn of CBS Sports included...

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Lakers Video: Free Agent DeMarcus Cousins Teases Comeback

With several key players expected to test free agency this offseason, the Los Angeles Lakers are hoping they can...

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Los Angeles Lakers: 5 sharpshooting free agents to target

The Los Angeles Lakers could look to add shooters in free agency. The Los Angeles Lakers are not a three-point shooting team at heart but they did have the pieces to hit the shots when they needed to last season — that is why they won the NBA Championship. The Lakers may have to look […] Los Angeles Lakers: 5 sharpshooting free agents to target - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - Los Angeles Lakers News and Fan Community

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Los Angeles Lakers: 5 free agent targets to repeat in 2020-21

After a successful run at the 2020 NBA Championship, the Los Angeles Lakers will look to become active players in the free agency market. In a relatively untroubling fashion, the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Miami Heat to be crown 2020 NBA Champions. After a 10-year drought for the franchise, it was now time to […] Los Angeles Lakers: 5 free agent targets to repeat in 2020-21 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

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Houston Rockets: 5 small-ball players to target in free agency

  If the Houston Rockets intend to keep their small-ball approach next season, there are a few free agent targets they should take a flyer on. After a second-round defeat to the Los Angeles Lakers, the Houston Rockets have been making headlines frequently this offseason. First, it was head coach Mike D’Antoni parting ways with […] Houston Rockets: 5 small-ball players to target in free agency - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

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NBA Free Agency Rumors: Executives Believe Anthony Davis Will Re-Sign 2-Year Contract With Lakers

Anthony Davis' first year with the Los Angeles Lakers could not have gone any better as the superstar helped...

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Los Angeles Lakers: Best free-agency fits for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope’s stint with the Los Angeles Lakers could be coming to an end. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has had a really interesting tenure with the Los Angeles Lakers. First brought on prior to the 2017-18 season, KCP’s value and standing with the fans has ballooned up and down during his tenure. The Lakers did overpay for […] Los Angeles Lakers: Best free-agency fits for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - Los Angeles Lakers News and Fan Community

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Boston Celtics daily links 10/19/20

Semi Ojeleye vs Raptors 9/11/20 | Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. CelticsBlog Boston Celtics NBA mock draft roundup Boston Celtics 2020 Offseason Preview Series Primer CelticsBlog exit interview: Romeo Langford The Gordon Hayward Question Boston Celtics Free Agency Lex Nihil Novi The End of Two Eras CLNS Media Is Rajon Rondo a Hall of Famer after Lakers Championship? NBC Sports Boston Forsberg’s Focus: Larger roles for Romeo Langford & Grant Williams in 2021? Celtics Wire On this day: Boston Celtics...

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NBA: 3 teams that should pursue Rajon Rondo in free agency

After winning his second career NBA championship, Rajon Rondo could be evaluating his options soon, with many teams interested in him. Just when Rajon Rondo’s career had started going downhill, he joined the Los Angeles Lakers for a chance to rekindle his NBA career. And boy did he accomplish his goal. Despite not being a […] NBA: 3 teams that should pursue Rajon Rondo in free agency - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

Pounding The Rock

What the Lakers’ title says about the state of the NBA

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The success of LeBron James and co. proves that superstars still rule the land and it foreshadows tough times ahead for the bottom half of the West. As the league gears up for free agency and the draft, the memory of the Finals is starting to fade away. Before focusing fully in the offseason, however, it would be beneficial to take one last look at the Lakers’ ultimate success to see if there are useful takeaways. From a Spurs-centric perspective, there are two things we can learn from the Finals that, while not exactly revelatory, are important to keep...

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The Lakers can’t let Rajon Rondo walk in free agency

The Los Angeles Lakers wouldn’t be able to defeat the Miami Heat in the 2020 Finals if Rajon Rondo wasn’t on the team. The veteran point guard was the second quarterback on the floor alongside LeBron James, as he ran the Purple and Gold offense to perfection as the floor general. With that being said, […] The post The Lakers can’t let Rajon Rondo walk in free agency appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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NBA Rumors: Carmelo Anthony Could Be ‘Muscling Up’ To Return To Knicks Next Season

After the 2019-20 NBA season officially came to an end, veteran small forward Carmelo Anthony has immediately started making preparations for his upcoming free agency. According to Marc Berman of the New York Post, Anthony was recently seen draining three-pointers in the gym, and a photo reportedly showed him “shirtless and buffed up.” Berman believes that the 10-time NBA All-Star could be “muscling up” to return to the New York Knicks this fall. When they got eliminated by the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the 2020 Playoffs, Anthony has expressed his desire to re-sign...

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Rumor: Lakers star Anthony Davis’ best course of action in free agency, per NBA execs

Anthony Davis reportedly plans to opt out of his current deal to be able to sign a more lucrative contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. Davis has a number of options right now, but according to a number of anonymous league execs, there is one clear path as to how AD will be able to maximize […] The post Rumor: Lakers star Anthony Davis’ best course of action in free agency, per NBA execs appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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NBA Rumors: Warriors Reportedly Expected To Show Interest In Dwight Howard In Free Agency

Although it appears that Dwight Howard is hoping to return to the Los Angeles Lakers after helping the team to its 17th NBA championship at this year’s Finals, the latest rumors suggest there are some other teams that might show interest in him during the upcoming free agency period, including the Golden State Warriors. On Thursday, SB Nation‘s Silver Screen and Roll cited a subscriber-only report from The Athletic‘s Shams Charania, which suggested that same day that Howard and the Lakers have “mutual interest” in a new deal. However, the Warriors were also mentioned as one of the...

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NBA Free Agency Rumors: Lakers, Warriors Interested In Dwight Howard

LeBron James made it clear that the Los Angeles Lakers were playing for their respect while securing their record-tying...

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Lakers Free Agency Rumors: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope To Decline Player Option

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope emerged as one of the crucial role players for the Los Angeles Lakers on their journey...

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Chicago Bulls: 3 Lakers to pursue in free agency this offseason

The start of the next cycle of free agency is just three days away. A team that the Chicago Bulls could have a lot of free agent targets from is the Lakers. Free agency looms large for rebuilding teams around the NBA like the Chicago Bulls. This cycle of free agency will be one of […] Chicago Bulls: 3 Lakers to pursue in free agency this offseason - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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REPORT: Rajon Rondo expected to test free agency after title win with Lakers

After winning his second title, this time with the Los Angeles Lakers, there’s a great expectation that veteran point guard Rajon Rondo will opt out to test free agency. In a report by Chris Sheridan of BasketballNews.com, a source revealed that Rondo will exercise the player option of his contract to test out the free-agent […] The post REPORT: Rajon Rondo expected to test free agency after title win with Lakers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Rajon Rondo will garner interest from Lakers, others in free agency

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Rajon Rondo wants to test free agency rather than pick up his option for next season. Rondo signed a two-year, $5.18 million contract with L.A. in the summer of 2019, which includes a player option for 2021 at about $2.7 million. Fresh off an outstanding playoff run in the bubble, […] The post Rajon Rondo will garner interest from Lakers, others in free agency appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers Free Agency Rumors: Rajon Rondo Declining Player Option

With the title-winning season now in the books for the Los Angeles Lakers, the main priority of the front office is...

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NBA News: Morey Steps Down, Davis Plans to Re-Sign With Lakers

Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Morey spent 14 seasons with the team. The NBA offseason is in full gear after the season concluded with the Los Angeles Lakers’ win over the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals. Head-coaching searches are heating up across the league, while the NBA Draft and NBA Free Agency loom on the horizon. Here’s the latest news around the association: Daryl Morey steps down in Houston Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has stepped down from his role, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Morey was hired as assistant GM in 2006 before taking over GM duties...

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Josh Hart already trying to recruit Rajon Rondo back to New Orleans

New Orleans Pelicans swingman Josh Hart is not wasting any time in trying to make his team a more formidable force for the upcoming campaign. Most recently, the 25-year-old set his sights on newly-crowned NBA champ Rajon Rondo of the Los Angeles Lakers, who himself is expected to enter free agency in the offseason. Hart […] The post Josh Hart already trying to recruit Rajon Rondo back to New Orleans appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Kobe explains why Kawhi chose the Clippers over the Lakers, gives KD injury advice | NBA Interview

Kobe Bryant analyzes Team USA's early exit in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup, why Kawhi Leonard chose to sign with the LA Clippers instead of the Los Angeles Lakers in 2019 NBA free agency and gives Kevin Durant advice on his rehabilitating Achilles t

How the wild 2019 NBA free agency period reshaped the power structure of the league | ESPN

Elle Duncan narrates the story of how the dominoes fell during the 2019 NBA free agency. Some of the biggest moves include Anthony Davis getting traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, Kevin Durant, & Kyrie Irving signing with the Brooklyn Nets, Kawhi Leonard,

Lakers Podcast: NBA Investigating Free Agency

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