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Lakers Free Agency

Austin Reaves has no issues with his contract: ‘It’s hard to be mad at making $54 million’

Austin Reaves could have gotten more money this summer if a team like the Spurs had given him an offer sheet in free agency, but he’s happy where he’s at with the Lakers.

Lakers sign four players to Exhibit 10 contracts

Scotty Pippen Jr. will return to the Lakers for training camp alongside three other new players.

Christian Wood says plan is for him to play ‘a big role’ with Lakers

Darvin Ham coached Christian Wood with the Milwaukee Bucks, and helped recruit him to the Lakers by telling him he’d be a significant contributor.

Report: 'Early expectation' is that Christian Wood will come off bench

Christian Wood can (in theory) fit alongside Anthony Davis, but it sounds like the Lakers will initially stick with Davis as the lone traditional big in their starting lineup.

2023 Lakers Free Agency Rumors Tracker and Discussion Thread

The Lakers are sure to be active in NBA free agency once again, so we’ll be tracking every single player they are connected to here.

Lakers reportedly have interest in Christian Wood, Bismack Biyombo for 14th roster spot

The Lakers have consistently indicated they want to add another center for their final move of NBA free agency, and Christian Wood and Bismack Biyombo are among the two they reportedly will consider.

What should Lakers fans expect from Jaxson Hayes?

We asked someone who covered Jaxson Hayes’ entire tenure with the Pelicans about what he’ll bring to the Lakers.

Rob Pelinka discusses possibility of LeBron retiring, NBA free agency in ESPN interview

Rob Pelinka explained why the Lakers were "excited" to see a recent LeBron James Instagram post about the team’s NBA free agency additions and more during a broadcast appearance on ESPN.

How much cap space will the Lakers have this summer?

We will be keeping track of the salary cap situation for the Lakers as it updates, and how much usable space the team will have.

What should Lakers fans expect from Taurean Prince?

We asked someone who covered Taurean Prince with the Timberwolves for their thoughts on what he’ll bring to the Lakers.

3 center candidates the Lakers should target

After filling out most of their roster in free agency, the Lakers are reportedly still in search for another center. Here are a few options that can help fill that hole.

Lakers reportedly might bring back Tristan Thompson or Mo Bamba

Tristan Thompson and Mo Bamba are both candidates to serve as the Lakers’ third center — and likely final addition of NBA free agency.

Report: Lakers want another center, will likely leave roster spot open for buyout market

The Lakers have 13 players slated to be under contract next season, and plan to only sign one more (likely a center) to give them midseason flexibility.

Report: Lakers to re-sign D’Angelo Russell

Rather than leave for a second time, D’Angelo Russell is re-signing with the Lakers in NBA free agency.

Lakers will reportedly sign Jaxson Hayes to two-year contract

Jaxson Hayes will join the Lakers in NBA free agency after the Pelicans declined to extend him a qualifying offer to make him a restricted free agent.

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NBA Free Agency: The latest rumors on who Lakers will target + Important Dates

The Lakers are going to be active in NBA free agency, and we’ll be keeping updates on every player they’re linked to or agree to sign here.

Multiple Reports: Mo Bamba ‘has interest in staying with the Lakers’

It sounds like there is a chance the Lakers could keep Mo Bamba, despite cutting him the day before NBA free agency began.

Lakers still reportedly may bring back Malik Beasley, D’Angelo Russell

It sounds like there is still a chance the Lakers run it back with both Malik Beasley and D’Angelo Russell as NBA free agency continues.

Report: The Lakers have officially offered Austin Reaves a max contract

The Lakers have offered Austin Reaves the most money they’re allowed to under the collective bargaining agreement. Now both sides will wait and see if another team comes with a bigger offer in NBA free agency.

Report: Dennis Schröder to leave Lakers for Raptors in NBA free agency

Dennis Schröder is leaving the Lakers in NBA free agency for a second time.

Report: Rui Hachimura to re-sign with Lakers in free agency

Rui Hachimura thrived with the Lakers after a midseason trade, and so it’s no surprise he’s returning to the team in NBA free agency.

Lakers will reportedly sign Cam Reddish to two-year deal

After years of rumors and links, the Lakers are finally bringing in Cam Reddish in NBA free agency.

Report: Bruce Brown was heading to Lakers before Pacers outbid them

Bruce Brown was likely en route to sign with the Lakers for the mid-level exception until the Pacers came calling with a massive offer in NBA free agency.

Lakers sign Gabe Vincent to 3-year, $33 million deal

The Lakers came out of nowhere to sign Miami Heat free agent Gabe Vincent to nearly their full mid-level exception in the opening hours of NBA free agency.

Lakers reportedly sign Taurean Prince to 1-year, $4.5 million deal

Taurean Prince was waived by the Minnesota Timberwolves earlier this week, but the Lakers are reaching a deal with him to tip off NBA free agency.

Report: Lakers among teams to meet with Kyrie Irving in free agency

Kyrie Irving will reportedly meet with the Heat, Rockets, Lakers, Clippers, Suns and Mavericks when NBA free agency opens up, and expects to have a "robust" market.

Report: Lakers targeting Brook Lopez with mid-level exception

Brook Lopez would check boxes on both ends for Los Angeles. Could a potential reunion be in the works?

Lakers reportedly interested in Eric Gordon

Could Eric Gordon provide the Lakers with some shooting in NBA free agency?

Lakers waive Harrison

The Lakers have cut Shaquille Harrison, freeing up a roster spot ahead of NBA free agency.

Report: Lakers have interest in Jevon Carter, Shake Milton, Cory Joseph

The Lakers still want to keep Dennis Schröder, but Jevon Carter, Shake Milton and Cory Joseph could reportedly be options to replace him if he leaves in NBA free agency.

Lakers make Rui Hachimura, Austin Reaves restricted free agents

As expected, the Lakers have taken the first step towards keeping both Austin Reaves and Rui Hachimura in NBA free agency.

Lakers sign multiple undrafted free agents following NBA Draft

After drafting two players Thursday night, the team also added supplementary talent via the free-agent market.

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