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Michael Beasley Works Out For Lakers

Michael Beasley worked out for the Los Angeles Lakers in El Segundo on Wednesday.

Beasley is a free agent after playing last season with the Miami Heat.

Via Dave McMenamin/ESPN

Wesley Johnson Signs With Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent forward Wesley Johnson.

“I’m happy to welcome Wesley back to our team and am excited to see him develop further after taking such great strides last season,” said Mitch Kupchak. “Wesley possesses elite athleticism, and has the potential to develop into an excellent defender.”

A four-year NBA veteran, Johnson had his best professional season last year with the Lakers, averaging career-highs in points per game (9.1), rebounds (4.4), steals (1.1), blocks (1.0), field goal percentage (.425) and three-point field goal percentage (.369) while appearing in a team-high 79 games. 

Via RealGM Staff Report

Byron Scott Agrees To Four-Year Deal With Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to a four-year contract with Byron Scott.

Scott was most recently head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Scott played for the Lakers during his playing career.

Via Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Lakers Pencil In Carlos Boozer As Starting Small Forward

Carlos Boozer was introduced by the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday.

The Lakers were not optimistic about landing Boozer during the waiver claim process but did so with a $3.25 million bid.

Boozer heard the news from his agent.

"I was ecstatic and I was jumping up and down," Boozer said. "I went back out there and got two more hours in."

Boozer is penciled in as the Lakers' starting small forward, although he has played power forward throughout his 12-year NBA career.

Boozer said he believes he could play up to seven more seasons.

Via Mike Bresnahan/Los Angeles Times

Lakers Offer Job To Byron Scott

The Los Angeles Lakers have offered their head coaching job to Byron Scott.

Scott and the Lakers are negotiating a contract.

The Lakers have been without a head coach since parting ways with Mike D'Antoni.

Via Chris Broussard/ESPN

Lakers Deny Waiting To Hire Head Coach With Rivers Potentially Becoming Available

The Los Angeles Lakers have still not hired a head coach and two sources disputed the notion that they are potentially waiting to see if Doc Rivers becomes available with the Donald Sterling situation dragging out.

Rivers would not be expected to remain head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers if the sale of the franchise to Steve Ballmer is overturned.

The Lakers haven't interviewed any candidates since free agency began with the exception of Byron Scott. The Lakers also have not currently scheduled any future interviews and Scott is considered the favorite.

Via Mark Medina/Los Angeles Daily News

Bucks Claim Kendall Marshall Off Waivers

The Milwaukee Bucks have been awarded the contract of guard Kendall Marshall on a waiver claim.

Marshall was waived by the Los Angeles Lakers on July 18.

Appearing in 54 games for the Lakers in 2013-14, Marshall, 22, averaged 8.0 points, 8.8 assists and 2.9 rebounds per contest. In his best stretch of the season in January, he tallied at least 10 assists and scored at least 10 points in five consecutive games. He ranked fifth in the NBA in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.18) and shot a career-high 39.9 percent from the 3-point arc. Prior to being called up by the Lakers, Marshall appeared in seven games for the Delaware 87ers of the NBA D-League and averaged 19.4 points, 9.6 assists and 4.7 rebounds.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Lakers To Waive Kendall Marshall, Interested In Re-Signing Him

The Los Angeles Lakers will waive Kendall Marshall.

The Lakers have interest in re-signing Marshall if he goes unclaimed on waivers.

Marshall played well in his minutes with the Lakers last season.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Xavier Henry Agrees Upon One-Year, $1M Deal With Lakers

Xavier Henry has agreed upon a one-year, $1 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Henry played well for the Lakers before undergoing surgery for a torn ligament in his left wrist.

Henry was the 12th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft by the Memphis Grizzlies.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Lakers Win Bid For Carlos Boozer

Carlos Boozer has been acquired by the Los Angeles Lakers off amnesty waivers.

Nine teams had cap space to make a blind bid upon the remaining portion of Boozer's $16.8 million contract.

The Lakers won the bid of $3.25 million to acquire Boozer.

"We're very pleased to have won the bidding process and to have gained his rights, and look forward to his contributions next season," Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said in a news release.

Via Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Los Angeles Lakers Archives

Jackson: Lakers Were Looking For Long-Term Coach In Hiring D'Antoni

In an update to Phil Jackson's autobiography, he outlines how talks to return to the Lakers in November of 2012 unraveled.

Ed Davis Agrees Upon Two-Year, $2M Deal With Lakers

Ed Davis has a player option for the 15-16 season.

Nowitzki Rejected Max Offers From Lakers, Rockets To Re-Sign With Mavs For $25M Over Three

Dirk Nowitzki accepted a three-year, $25 million contract to re-sign with the Mavericks.

Chris Bosh Also Received Strong Offers From Nuggets, Suns, Lakers

Chris Bosh received "strong" offers from multiple teams beyond the Rockets, as the Nuggets, Suns and Lakers were also interested.

Pau Gasol To Sign With Bulls, Boozer Most Likely To Be Amnestied

The Bulls and Lakers were unable to agree upon terms for a Pau Gasol sign-and-trade.

Pau Gasol Working Toward Agreement With Bulls

Pau Gasol had narrowed his choices to the Bulls and Spurs.

Kent Bazemore, Hawks Reach Two-Year, $4M Guaranteed Deal

Kent Bazemore has reached agreement on a $4 million contract with the Hawks, fully guaranteed over two seasons, a league source told RealGM.

Bulls, Spurs Most Likely To Acquire Pau Gasol

The Lakers, Thunder and Knicks are almost certainly out of contention to acquire Pau Gasol.

Jordan Hill Agrees To Re-Sign With Lakers On Two-Year, $18M Deal

Jordan Hill has agreed to re-sign with the Lakers on a two-year, $18 million deal.

Nick Young Agrees To Re-Sign With Lakers On Four-Year, $21.5M Deal

Nick Young has agreed to re-sign with the Lakers.

Lakers Acquire Jeremy Lin, Future First Round Pick From Rockets

The Rockets must clear Jeremy Lin to create cap space.

Carmelo Anthony Not Expected To Make Decision On Friday

Carmelo Anthony is still deciding between the Knicks, Bulls and Lakers.

Carmelo Reconsidering Bulls As Option

The Bulls are internally trying to figure out how to close a deal with Carmelo Anthony.

Bulls Hope To Acquire Gasol In Sign-And-Trade For Boozer

The Bulls hope to pursue a sign-and-trade with the Lakers involving Pau Gasol and the expiring contract of Carlos Boozer.

Kobe Bryant Hopes Byron Scott Receives Lakers' Head Coaching Job

Kobe Bryant has maintained a close relationship with Byron Scott.

Carmelo Anthony Expected To Announce Decision To Re-Sign With Knicks On Thursday

Carmelo Anthony is expected to announce his decision to re-sign with the Knicks on Thursday, barring a last minute change of heart.

Carmelo Waiting On LeBron To Make Decision

Carmelo Anthony appears to be waiting for LeBron James to see whether there would be any option to join him.

Bulls, Thunder Considered Favorites For Pau Gasol

The Bulls and Thunder have emerged as the favorites to sign Pau Gasol.

Lance Stephenson Receiving Interest From Lakers, Mavericks, Celtics

The Pacers have offered a five-year, $44 million contract to Lance Stephenson.

Report: Lakers In Three-Team Race For Carmelo With Knicks, Bulls

The Lakers made a "major" impact in their meeting with Carmelo Anthony on Thursday.
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