Lakers Podcast: Will Brandon Ingram be ready to contribute right away?

NBA 2K says so, but our hosts are less sure. Most of the buzz around the NBA during recent weeks in August has centered on NBA 2K’s various ratings for players, and several more leaked on Tuesday. Fans of the Los Angeles Lakers already knew how D’Angelo Russell, Julius Randle, Jordan Clarkson, and Larry Nance, Jr. rated, but the Tuesday leak revealed the ratings of wings Luol...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
9 hours ago

Brandon Ingram, Luol Deng, and several more Lakers’ 2K ratings have leaked

How did Los Angeles’ two new wings rate? The NBA 2K ratings for D’Angelo Russell (79), Jordan Clarkson (77), Julius Randle (77), and Larry Nance, Jr. (75) had already been officially revealed, but the rankings for nearly the entire rest of the league leaked on Tuesday. Unfortunately for Ivica Zubac, his name wasn’t among the leaked ones, but the ratings of several more members...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
15 hours ago

Grading The Deal: Luol Deng Joins Lakers' Rebuilding Project

The move to power forward following Chris Bosh's season-ending blood clots resurrected the free agent value of Luol Deng, who signed with the Los Angeles Lakers on a four-year, $72 million deal. Deng should probably be used exclusively as a power forward at this stage of his career as he had a 12.5 PER before the break and 18.4 afterwards when Bosh was out and almost all of his minutes...
Via RealGM - NBA
July 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Deng to sign with Lakers - 4 years, $72 million

Luol Deng is on the move again. After playing nine and a half years with the Chicago Bulls, Deng will now play for his fourth team as he has reached an agreement with the Los Angeles Lakers. Free agent Luol Deng has reached agreement on a four-year, $72 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, league sources tell The Vertical. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 2, 2016...
Via Crossover Chronicles
July 02, 2016  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Lakers Agree With Luol Deng On 4-Year Free-Agent Contract

One day after agreeing to four-year contracts with center Timofey Mozgov and guard Jordan Clarkson, the Los Angeles Lakers reportedly have added another second-tier free agent to their roster in Luol Deng. Free agent Luol Deng has reached agreement on a four-year, $72 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, league sources tell The Vertical. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania...
July 02, 2016  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Celtics Among Teams Expected To Show Interest In Luol Deng

Luol Deng’s phone reportedly was pretty busy Friday morning. The Miami Heat free agent small forward already received calls from four teams, including the Boston Celtics, according to ABC 5 Minneapolis’ Darren Wolfson. The other three teams reportedly were the Heat, Minnesota Timberwolves and Washington Wizards, but Wolfson reported the Utah Jazz are expected to show interest...
July 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: Luol Deng Expected to Land Two-Year Deal Worth $24 Million

According to multiple sources, including Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, an Eastern Conference official expects Miami Heat starting small forward Luol Deng to get a two-year deal that pays him at least $12 million annually. However, that price to keep Deng might be a little too high for the Heat, even though Heat team president Pat Riley would like to bring him back for the 2016...
Via Heat Nation
May 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Is Luol Deng a more valuable free agent than DeMar DeRozan?

When LeBron James left Miami to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers two summers ago, the Heat responded by replacing him with Luol Deng. As you can imagine, it wasn't the most celebrated free agent signing. Replacing one of the greatest athletes of all time with a ten-year veteran who plays the same position and is worse in nearly every aspect of basketball is rarely something to get...
Via RealGM - NBA
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Adam Silver says NBA not exploring expansion to Europe

With the NFL making more and more noise every day about putting a franchise in London, NBA commissioner Adam Silver made clear Thursday that expansion to Europe is not in his league’s plans. Via the Sporting News: “We are not actively taking steps to bring a franchise to Europe or to expand to Europe,” Silver said in a London press conference. “It’s something that we’ve...
Via The Comeback
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Grizzlies targeting Jeff Green, Luol Deng

By Zack Cox The Memphis Grizzlies already have two former Boston Celtics on their roster, and they could be looking to add a third. ESPN’s Marc Stein reported early Thursday morning that the Grizzlies are looking to swing a trade for either the Celtics’ Jeff Green or the Miami Heat’s Luol Deng in order to add some depth on the wing. Trade speculation involving Green is...
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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