Found December 19, 2011 on The Sports Bank:
Well it isn’t the Chris Paul trade, but then again not every NBA team in Los Angeles can be the Clippers. There is that obscure little team called the Lakers too. Yesterday, the Lakers signed former Notre Dame star Troy Murphy to a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum, worth $1,352,181, which is a set figure by the league for all players with 10 or more years experience. As a luxury-tax team that has already used up its mini mid-level exception on the signing of Josh McRoberts, all the Lakers can offer incoming free agents at this point is the veteran’s minimum. Murphy averaged 2.6 points and 2.2 rebounds and 10.5 minutes in 17 games with the Boston Celtics last season, finishing the year in Boston after beginning the season with the New Jersey Nets. Murphy fell out of favor with Nets coach Avery Johnson after early-season groin and back injuries limited his availability last year. New Jersey traded Murphy, along with a second-rounddraft pick, to Golden State in February for ...

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