The Lakers can offer more money than Cleveland—their $4.3 million exception—and reportedly envision Rose mentoring Lonzo Ball.
— Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) July 20, 2017
Lakers also have the full $4.3M room mid-level. https://t.co/8ephR6kRLe
— Bobby Marks (@BobbyMarks42) July 20, 2017
The Lakers are trying to entice Rose to sign with them, suggesting they can offer more playing time and money in a better environment after Rose’s tumultuous 2016-17 season with the New York Knicks, sources said.
The Lakers think Rose can help the development of rookie point guard Lonzo Ball.