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Lakers Free Agency

Lakers Rumor Roundup: No one wants Russell Westbrook, and L.A. may not want John Wall, either

We have the latest update on the persistent John Wall and Russell Westbrook trade rumors, as well as some more intel on how much Malik Monk is likely to make in free agency.

Kendrick Nunn confirms he’ll pick up player option, and says he’s feeling healthy again

Addressing the media for one of the few, and last, times this season, Kendrick Nunn spoke about a year lost to a persistent bone bruise, and his plans heading into free agency now that he’s healthy.

NBA executives expect Malik Monk to get $5-10 million annually on his next contract

Malik Monk was one of the few bright spots of the season, but the Lakers may find it difficult to retain him in free agency.

Rob Pelinka is hoping the Lakers can re-sign Malik Monk in free agency

In case it wasn’t obvious already, Rob Pelinka is making it clear that the Lakers are going to try their best to keep Malik Monk in free agency this summer.

Lakers cut DeAndre Jordan, plan to sign DJ Augustin

In addition to cutting DeAndre Jordan to make room for DJ Augustin, the Lakers will also sign Wenyen Gabriel to a two-way contract.

Malik Monk’s agent says ‘hopefully, he’ll be a Laker forever’

Amidst a breakout season with the franchise, Malik Monk made it clear he would like to remain with the Lakers long-term when he hits free agency this summer.

Lakers let Darren Collison go following 10-day contract

It seems like the Lakers will not be keeping Darren Collison after his emergency replacement player contract expired on Monday.

Lakers opt not to re-sign Isaiah Thomas

The marathon will continue elsewhere for Isaiah Thomas, who will not be back with the Lakers after the expiration of his first 10-day contract.

Lakers reportedly plan to sign Darren Collison, Stanley Johnson as replacement players

After nearly two years of will-they-won’t-they between the Lakers and Darren Collison, the UCLA product is finally joining the team as a replacement player. His fellow L.A. native Stanley Johnson is joining him.

Lakers cut Chaundee Brown, sign Mason Jones to two-way contract

Chaundee Brown appeared in two games for the Lakers, but has been cut to make room for Mason Jones.

Lakers approved for NBA hardship exception, allowing them to sign Isaiah Thomas

Isaiah Thomas is officially a member of the Lakers once again, providing the team emergency depth in the backcourt on a 10-day contract.

Reports: Lakers plan to sign Isaiah Thomas to 10-day contract via hardship exception

Isaiah Thomas is technically returning to the Lakers to help the team amidst their current COVID outbreak.

Wesley Matthews is heading to Bucks in free agency

Wesley Matthews wanted "run it back" with the Lakers, but he is instead leaving for the Bucks after just one season in purple and gold.

Giannis Antetokounmpo hints it’s possible he could leave Bucks in two years

Out of the blue, Giannis Antetokounmpo reignited the rumors that he could leave the Bucks, and now it’s time to connect him to the Lakers again.

Alex Caruso couldn’t believe how upset Lakers fans were about the team offering him less money than the Bulls

There is at least one person who can’t believe how mad many Lakers fans are about the team lowballing Alex Caruso in free agency: Caruso himself.

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.

Lakers agree to two-way contract with Jay Huff

The Lakers and Wizards just effectively traded two-way players, as Jay Huff replaces Joel Ayayi in Los Angeles.

2021 Lakers Roster: Here is everyone we know is coming to training camp

We will be updating this page with the Lakers’ training camp roster as it fills out.

James Ennis reportedly worked out for the Lakers this week

James Ennis might get to have his dream of joining the Lakers come true, after all.

Darren Collison reportedly might be hoping the Lakers invite him to training camp

The Lakers and Darren Collison just can’t get enough of each other.

Tracker and Thread: Every player the Lakers have been connected to in free agency

The Lakers are already the subject of plenty of NBA free agency rumors, something that will only continue as the offseason rolls along.

Lakers to work out Kenneth Faried this week

Kenneth Faried is going to get a chance to show the Lakers what he has left in the tank at a workout this week.

The Lakers are reportedly interested in James Ennis

The Lakers are one of a handful of teams who might like to add James Ennis for one of their final roster spots.

The Lakers have officially signed Rajon Rondo, who doesn’t have to be Playoff Rondo to have value

Rajon Rondo returns to the Lakers after a season with three different franchises, and now has quite the expectations to live up to.

Lakers were reportedly ‘strongly considering’ Isaiah Thomas before Rajon Rondo was bought out

It sounds like Isaiah Thomas really could have returned to the Lakers if Rajon Rondo didn’t get out of his contract with the Memphis Grizzlies.

Lakers are reportedly ‘frontrunners’ to sign Rajon Rondo when he clears waivers

Playoff Rondo is BACK.

Svi Mykhailiuk is heading to the Raptors in free agency

The Lakers drafted Svi Mykhailiuk in 2018, but after he considered returning to the team in free agency, he instead signed with the Raptors.

James Ennis fueling Lakers rumors with latest Twitter ‘likes’

Free agent James Ennis, who has been linked to the Lakers, has added more fuel to those rumors by liking tweets encouraging him to join the Lakers.

JaKarr Sampson, Tim Frazier are reportedly candidates for Lakers’ final roster spots

The Lakers are casting a fairly wide net and taking their time as they look to fill out their final couple of roster spots. JaKarr Sampson and Tim Frazier are the latest names connected to the team.

Lakers plan to keep 15th roster spot open, targeting third point guard, wing with last two slots

As the Lakers look to round out their roster, finding depth in the backcourt and on the wing appear to be their priorities.

Lakers are reportedly unlikely to re-sign Jared Dudley in free agency

It sounds like Jared Dudley probably isn’t coming back for another round in purple and gold.

Lakers work out Darren Collison, Mike James and Isaiah Thomas

The Lakers have ramped up their search for another point guard.