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The Lakers agreed to terms with 6-foot-7 swingman Wesley Johnson on a one-year deal Saturday for the veteran's minimum of 1 million.
Johnson, 26, was the fourth pick in the 2010 draft and played last season with Phoenix, where he averaged eight points and 19.1 minutes.
His playing time increased when Lindsey Hunter was promoted to head coach near the midpoint of last season. Johnson had a season-high 15 points in a March game against Atlanta.
The Lakers are also trying to sign Jordan Farmar but are in involved in a complicated buyout negotiation with his pro team in Turkey.
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If there is one player on the planet you would bet on coming back from a devastating injury and playing at a high level, it would be Kobe Bryant.
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The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Portland Trail Blazers by a final score of 81-63 in Summer League play on Sunday.
Lester Hudson led the Lakers with 15 points on 5-for-8 shooting and five rebounds. Robert Sacre had eight points and eight rebounds.
Will Barton had eight points, seven rebounds and three assists to lead the Blazers. Thomas Robinson had seven points on just 3-for...
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The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Los Angeles Clippers by a final score of 77-65 in Summer League play on Monday.
Lester Hudson led the Lakers with 13 points, nine rebounds and four assists. Marcus Landry had 16 points and six rebounds.
Reggie Bullock had 12 points on 5-for-16 shooting for the Clippers.
The Knicks have improved but so has the rest of the top teams in the east.