Upon formal completion of a buyout with the Detroit Pistons, center DeAndre Jordan intends to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers, sources tell ESPN. Jordan would have to first clear waivers to become a free agent.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN (Twitter)
ANALYSIS: Shams Charania added that DeAndre Jordan is expected to sign a one-year, $2.6M deal with the Los Angeles Lakers after he clears waivers. The Lakers will be stacked with talent and veteran leadership next season, in what figures to be a championship or bust year for Rob Pelinka and the Los Angeles Lakers.