Report: Luol Deng, Lakers Agree to Buyout

by September 01, 2018

Forward Luol Deng and the Los Angeles Lakers have reached an agreement on a buyout, per multiple reports:

Deng, 33, had two years left on a four-year, $72 million dollar deal inked during the summer of 2016.

Once the buyout is complete, the Lakers will have $36-38 million in cap space for the 2019-20 season, up from $25 million.

According to Chris Haynes of ESPN, Deng, who played in only one game for L.A. in 2017-18, will receive interest from “several contenders” in free agency.

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