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The NBA granted the Lakers a disabled player exception Wednesday for the injured Jordan Hill. The exception, which expires March 11, can be used to sign a free agent for $1,781,800 or in trade to acquire a player making up to $1,881,800.
The exception does not allow the Lakers to add a 16th player; the roster limit of 15 remains intact. Currently, the team has 14 players under contract.
General Manager Mitch Kupchak acknowledged that the team may or may not use the exception, but that it could be used to help lubricate a larger trade.
via Eric Pincus, Los Angeles Times
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