Having fallen short in the Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes, the Lakers worked quickly to acquire Jeremy Lin and re-sign unrestricted free agents Nick Young and Jordan Hill, but said goodbye to Pau Gasol. Young’s deal is reportedly four years, $21.5 million, and Hill’s is worth $18 million over two years. Per to CBS Sports and Yahoo:
Nick Young has agreed to a four-year, $21.5m deal to stay with the Lakers, league source says. Fourth year is player option.
— Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) July 11, 2014
Free agent forward Jordan Hill has agreed to a two-year, $18M deal to return to the Los Angeles Lakers, agent Kevin Bradbury tells Yahoo.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 11, 2014