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Saturday, August 11th, 2012 at 1:48 pm  |  15 responses

Jodie Meeks, Lakers Agree to 2-Year, $3M Contract


Lost among L.A.’s blockbuster offseason moves, reserve SG Jodie Meeks has accepted a two-year deal worth about $3 million to play for the Lakers. Meeks will immediately bolster the team’s outside shooting—one of the Lakers’ biggest issues last season. The L.A. Times reports that Meeks said he had larger offers from the Bucks and Wizards, but wanted to sign with the Lakers for a chance to win a chip:

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  • Heals

    Sneaky good move, if he’s right either Barnes of Artest better come right cause they’re not takin mins from Meeks…

  • shawnkemp4prez

    Lake Show isn’t playing around this year.

  • http://juanm.garcia@me.com Str8Ballah

    Meeks: “Size me up!” As he puts up his ringless left hand up…

  • tavoris

    if he finds his shot back, this will turn out to be a HUGE move for them. They could surround Howard & Gasol with Bryant, Meeks, and Nash. You wouldn’t be able to help off of anyone with that lineup.

  • http://www.nba.com Shadojoker

    Bad miss by the Bulls…Lakers are bout to BEAST the league!!

  • http://www.slamonline.com flea

    Heals: Mitch resigned ebanks so Barnes is history. Meeks will be coming off the bench for Kobe and maybe in small spurts for Nash. The
    Lakers are stacked at forward. My gawd,Pau, MWP, Jamison, Ebanks, McRoberts, hill! Ebanks and meeks will be vital in the speed and athleticism department, something the Lakers have sorely missed without guys like Shannon brown, Odom and Ariza. The job Mitch has done is amazing. To have added guys like Nash and D12 while keeping Pau? At the same time creating a bench with real depth in Blake/Meeks/ebanks/Jamison/Hill. with spare parts like Mcroberts,and Goudelock. He’s writing the book on the re’up.

  • http://www.slamonline.com AT

    Great pick up for them

  • http://www.kb24.com The Seed

    Great move, he can SHOOT!!

  • zen master

    Three peat anyone?

  • http://Www.slamonline.com Reggie96

    Great just what we needed, now i just ope barnes not coming
    Back

  • Mvp23100

    I can’t wait to the season starts and the excuses start Pau and Artest will take all the blame

  • Basketball_iQ

    Floor spacer

  • Lisa

    He can shoot but he can’t create his own shoot. Good move, but nothing spectacular. Now they need to move Blake and Duhon and get a decent backup PG and add some veteran PF/C.

  • egas32

    Number 17 is in with reach for LA,go Lakers!!

  • http://www.slamonline.com nbk Troll

    Jodie Meeks < Ray Allen. Miami in 7. Let the King James era begin.

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