The Lakers have emerged as serious contenders in the courtship of New York Knicks free agent Carmelo Anthony, according to a Yahoo! Sports report.
In his fifth NBA season, Jodie Meeks established himself as a valuable three-point shooting threat.
The Lakers will not extend a qualifying offer to guard Kent Bazemore, according to an NBA.com report, making him an unrestricted free agent:
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers selected Kentucky forward Julius Randle with the seventh pick in the NBA draft on Thursday.