Pacers agree to trade Hibbert to Lakers (1:33)
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Lakers, Pacers agree to Hibbert deal

The Lakers are nearing agreement to take Roy Hibbert, league sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne. The framework of the trade is still being discussed. Sources said the deal will be completed by July 9 when the league-wide moratorium is lifted.

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Lakers closing in on deal for Hibbert, sources say

The Lakers ‎and Indiana Pacers are nearing agreement on a trade that will send All-Star center Roy Hibbert to Los Angeles, according to league sources.

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Lakers learn valuable lesson

J.A. Adande writes of the Lakers big swings and misses in free agency: "They couldn't change the basic facts that they can only sell the glorious past and the possibilities of the future. They can't sell the present." What's the next step?

A patriotic tribute to the best dunks (2:03)
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Robin Lopez chooses the Knicks

The free-agent center picked New York over the Lakers, sources told ESPN's Marc Stein. Lopez and the Knicks agreed to a four-year contract worth $54M, according to ESPN sources and media reports.

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Knicks finalizing deal with Robin Lopez

The agreement is for four years, $54M. The center is choosing New York over the Lakers, so long as the Knicks don't sign DeAndre Jordan. (via ESPN and media reports)

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Sources: Aldridge pauses to mull teams' pitches

LaMarcus Aldridge currently has no plans to make out-of-town visits and, at this stage, plans to take "a couple of days" to digest all the pitches he's received.

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Sources: Aldridge digesting team pitches

LaMarcus Aldridge currently has no plans to make out-of-town visits and, at this stage, plans to take "a couple of days" to digest all the pitches he's received after meeting with seven teams: He met with the Lakers twice, and the Spurs, Suns, Mavs, Rockets, Raptors and Heat. (via ESPN's Marc Stein)

SportsNation: Kobe needs to chill on Twitter (3:16)
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Robin Lopez leaning toward Knicks

The center has picked the Knicks over the Lakers, sources told ESPN's Marc Stein. Lopez will sign with New York as long as DeAndre Jordan does not choose the Knicks. Story

Lakers rebuilding plan still in place (3:22)

Jeanie: Jim will resign if rebuild fails

Lakers team president Jeanie Buss has said that the team is rebuilding under a deadline. Specifically, she has said, the Lakers need to make a deep run in the playoffs within three years or her brother, Jim, will step down from his post as president of basketball operations. Timeline still in place

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Jeanie Buss: Jim will resign if rebuild plan fails

Jeanie Buss reiterated that a three-year rebuilding timeline is still in place and that if the Lakers don't reach their goals by then, her brother Jim will step down from his post.

2dRamona Shelburne

Sources: Aldridge, Lakers meet for second time

Coveted free agent LaMarcus Aldridge had a second, 90-minute meeting with the Los Angeles Lakers in which the team focused strictly on basketball after a less-than-impressive first meeting.

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Lakers, Heat in hunt for Aldridge

The Lakers got a second meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge today, and the Heat are in the hunt as well. Aldridge will have a meeting tonight with Pat Riley, sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein. The Knicks' meeting with Aldridge has been put off.

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Agent: Ed Davis agrees to deal with Blazers

Ed Davis is leaving Los Angeles for the Portland Trail Blazers. Now, like most of the rest of the league, he's waiting for LaMarcus Aldridge to make a decision and determine just how big Davis' r

Windhorst: Lakers are at the kiddie table (2:19)
The Herd: Kobe's role in Lakers' free agency (1:37)

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game98.519th
Rebounds Per Game43.912th
Assists Per Game20.921st
Points Allowed105.329th

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