Done deal; Lakers signs former Brooklyn nets player after defeat to Den….

ESPN’s NBA source Dave McMenamin reports that Spencer Dinwiddie is anticipated to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Dinwiddie was dealt by the Brooklyn Nets to the Toronto Raptors, who waived the Colorado native.

After guard Spencer Dinwiddie clears waivers, the Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly among the front-runners to sign him, sources tell ESPN. This season, the 30-year-old native of Los Angeles averaged 12.6 points and 6.0 assists for BKN.

Sources: The Lakers organisation is initially hopeful about acquiring Spencer Dinwiddie. The Lakers will work hard to get him to sign.

Los Angeles is where Dinwiddie was born and reared. His childhood idol was Kobe Bryant of the Lakers.


Dinwiddie will pique the curiosity of the Dallas Mavericks, New Orleans Pelicans, and Philadelphia 76ers in addition to the Lakers. The seasoned player formerly played for the Mavericks.

Dinwiddie is shooting 39.1% from the field, 32.0% from outside the arc, and 78.1% from the free-throw line this season, averaging 12.6 points, 3.3 rebounds, 6.0 assists, 0.8 steals, and 0.2 blocks. With the Detroit Pistons, Nets, Washington Wizards, and Mavericks, he has averaged 13.6 points, 3.1 rebounds, 5.3 assists, 0.7 steals, and 0.3 blocks throughout his career.

The Lakers’ record during the season is 27–25. According to the Western Conference standings, they are in ninth position. LAL would have qualified for the play-in tournament for the second straight year if the season ended today.

On January 19, Dinwiddie scored 19 points, dishevelled four assists, and shot 5-of-11 overall, 4-of-8 from three, and 5-of-5 from the foul line against the Lakers. In Los Angeles, the Nets prevailed by a score of 18 points.


At the trade deadline, the Lakers made no transactions. Dejounte Murray, Bruce Brown, Dorian Finney-Smith, and Royce O’Neale were connected to them.

If LeBron James declines his Lakers player option for 2024–25, he will be free to sign with any team this summer. According to people who spoke with NBA Analysis Network, the King wanted Rob Pelinka and the front office to improve the team at the trade deadline.

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