Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 11/26/11

Baron Davis on the Los Angeles Clippers sitting on the bench. The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Milwaukee Bucks by the final score of 101-92 at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles CA. AiWire Photo via Newscom Photo via Newscom Getty Images
Via the LA Times: The Lakers are curious to see if veteran point guard Baron Davis gets cut by Cleveland. He has two years and $28.7 million left on his contract, though he can be signed for substantially less than that. The Lakers also want a shooter and are monitoring whether forward Rashard Lewis (two years, $43.8 million remaining) gets waived by Washington.Because the Lakers are so far over the salary cap with a current payroll of about $90 million, their only real spending tool in free agency is the mid-level exception, which will shrink dramatically from last year's five-year, $29-million maximum for such a player. How much fun is the Amnesty clause? Specualtion in Los Angeles is the Lakers will use waive either Luke Walton or Metta World Peace. 
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