Lakers' Steal Pelinka working address NBA's handiest GM after stealing Montrezl Harrell in free agency
Steal Pelinka is taking part in chess, and the the leisure of the NBA is taking part in Connect Four.
The Lakers general manager made his third and, so far, greatest offseason acquisition on Friday when he signed free-agent gigantic man Montrezl Harrell, the reigning NBA Sixth Man of the Year, far flung from the rival Clippers.
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Harrell, a consumer of Rich Paul's Klutch Sports (which also represents LeBron James and Anthony Davis), reportedly agreed to a two-year deal price $19 million with the 2019-20 NBA champs, turning down an provide from the Hornets for added cash in the technique.
It seems as if Harrell will change middle Dwight Howard, who reportedly agreed to impress with the 76ers shortly after deleting a tweet in which he announced he was staying in LA.
Besides to Harrell, the Lakers traded Danny Green and a predominant-round draft take hang of for Dennis Schroeder, remaining season's Sixth Man runner-up, forward of Wednesday's 2020 NBA Draft and then signed flit Wesley Matthews at a bargain to kick off Friday's free agency frenzy.
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So, to recap, Pelinka upgraded three spots in the Lakers' rotation: Schroeder for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Matthews for Green and Harrell for Howard. And the Lakers reportedly are restful attracted to bringing support KCP.
Take a bow, Steal.