The Los Angeles Lakers are expected to host a workout with free agent forward Quincy Miller, reports Shams Charania of Real GM. The Lakers have lacked productive depth at small forward, and Miller could immediately come in off the bench for Los Angeles.
Miller previously played with the Denver Nuggets, drafted by Denver with the 38th-overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft after he declared for the NBA following his freshman year with Baylor. Miller played a limited role in Denver, but is just 21 years old and has great measurables, standing 6'10 with a 7'1 wingspan.
He's most effective playing off-ball or driving to the rim, and has struggled to find a three-point shot thus far in his career. He's shot just 31 percent from deep through two seasons, and only shot 34 percent from long range through college.
The Lakers were granted a disabled player exception after Julius Randle was ruled out for the season, giving Los Angeles a roster spot and $1.5 million in expiring salary to work with, which would likely be used to sign Miller following the workout.