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If the Los Angeles Lakers are going to compete for a title this year, they’re going to need a new point guard. Derek Fisher is getting up there, and there’s no doubt that all the NBA negotiations took a few years off his life. So once the big free agent frenzy begins, who will they be looking at to take the reins?
Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times is reporting that the Lakers are interested in signing veteran PG Baron Davis.
“The Lakers are curious to see if [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.”
While I think Davis’ arrogant-attitude would fit great in a Laker uniform, his aging, past-his-prime body would not. I think teams have been overpaying for Davis for years. While he’s very talented, he has never come across to me as a guy who puts in the effort to make himself and his teammates better.
There’s a big list of point guards who could probably be signed for a lot...
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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...
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A quick note in the LA Times on Saturday has Laker fans buzzing about Baron: “The Lakers are curious to see if veteran point guard Baron Davis gets cut by Cleveland. He...
"Why on Earth would we release our best player? Is our roster so star-studded to have that luxury? Do we have tons of young talent not being utilized? Boobie and Sessions are not the answers. They proved that last year. So who's going to show Irving the ropes? Davis has grown up a lot and is finally a true leader. I can't say that for any other player on the Cavs roster...
The NBA player charity game season is coming to an end fast, but Baron Davis still had his in Los Angeles on Sunday night. And there were a lot of great passes from Davis and James Harden, but it always seemed to be DeMar DeRozan on the receiving end. He is all over these highlights.…
Sunday in Los Angeles, Baron Davis and Tina Thompson hosted a charity basketball game “For The City” featuring a handful of NBA stars from L.A., including Davis himself, Nick Young, Amir Johnson DeMar DeRozan, Craig Smith, Jordan Hamilton, James Harden and Dorrell Wright, to name a few. LTSBlog was in attendance, along with fellow local [...]
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High-paid veterans such as Baron Davis, Brandon Roy and Rashard Lewis could be waived under new 'amnesty' provision, but the process for signing such players does not favor big-payroll teams like Lakers.So the Lakers want to sign a veteran player who is waived by another team?
It looks like Arron Afflalo will be playing basketball next month, which is why he didn’t play basketball Sunday. That was the ironic twist to this weekend’s news of a potential lockout-ending settlement between the NBA and its players, which came the day before Baron Davis and Tina Thompson held their charity exhibition game in Los Angeles. Business came first for Afflalo, so...
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