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Reserve shooting guard Jodie Meeks has accepted a two-year deal worth about 3 million to play for the Lakers, The Times has learned.
The move hardly warrants the same headlines as the Lakers other blockbuster offseason moves in acquiring Steve Nash and Dwight Howard, but Meeks arrival gives the Lakers a solid option in relieving Kobe Bryants minutes and bolstering the teams outside shooting.
The 6-foot-4 Meeks, who played for the Philadelphia 76ers in three of his four NBA seasons, averaged a career-high 37 from three-point range in the last two years.
He averaged 8.4 points and 2.4 rebounds in 25 minutes a game last season, when he played in all 66 games, starting 50.
Meeks second year is a team option.
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Who knew Magic fans cared, although I would be pissed also if I got nothing in exchange for the best big man in the NBA. It’s a thin line between love and hate Magic fans, Here’s where you can buy a new jersey.-TO
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Here’s a full breakdown of what each team received in this trade…
Protected Denver (or N.Y.) 1st in 2014
2013 Golden State 2nd round pick via Denver
Protected Philly 1st in 2015
Protected LA 1st in 2017
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