Originally posted on Sports-Glory  |  Last updated 7/17/14

The Los Angeles Lakers have acquired forward Carlos Boozer off amnesty waivers, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein. ESPN has learned that the Los Angeles Lakers have won the amnesty auction with the highest bid for Boozer — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 17, 2014 Nine teams had sufficient cap space to bid for Boozer. Lakers put in the highest bid in blind auction to win rights to claim former Bulls PF — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 17, 2014 The Chicago Bulls used their amnesty provision on the two-time All-Star Boozer earlier this week.  Teams with cap space could make a bid on a portion of his $16.8 million contract. Boozer averaged 13.7 points and 8.3 rebounds for the Bulls last season.  The 32-year-old has played 12 seasons in the NBA, averaging 16.6 points and 9.8 rebounds in 790 regular-season games. The Bulls went 205-107 in Boozer’s four seasons as a starter. The post Lakers claim Carlos Boozer off amnesty waivers appeared first on Sports Glory.

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