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2023 Lakers Free Agency Rumors Tracker and Discussion Thread

The Lakers are sure to be active in NBA free agency once again, so we’ll be tracking every single player they are connected to here.

Lakers reportedly have interest in Christian Wood, Bismack Biyombo for 14th roster spot

The Lakers have consistently indicated they want to add another center for their final move of NBA free agency, and Christian Wood and Bismack Biyombo are among the two they reportedly will consider.

Lakers reportedly sign Maxwell Lewis to four-year deal

Having learned their lessons of previous years, the Lakers reportedly took advantage of a new rule in the CBA to sign second-round draft pick Maxwell Lewis to a four-year contract.

Mo Bamba signs one-year deal with Philadelphia 76ers

After a largely uneventful tenure with the Lakers, Mo Bamba becomes the latest big man to jump from one coast to the other to join the 76ers.

Lakers reportedly set to hire DeMarre Carroll as assistant coach

The Lakers are hiring a familiar name to NBA fans and a player familiar to head coach Darvin Ham as an assistant coach in DeMarre Carroll.

3 center candidates the Lakers should target

After filling out most of their roster in free agency, the Lakers are reportedly still in search for another center. Here are a few options that can help fill that hole.

Report: D’Angelo Russell ‘early favorite’ to start over Gabe Vincent

The Lakers added depth to its backcourt this week, namely with Gabe Vincent, but D’Angelo Russell is still the frontrunner to be the starter.

Lakers reportedly might bring back Tristan Thompson or Mo Bamba

Tristan Thompson and Mo Bamba are both candidates to serve as the Lakers’ third center — and likely final addition of NBA free agency.

Report: Lakers want another center, will likely leave roster spot open for buyout market

The Lakers have 13 players slated to be under contract next season, and plan to only sign one more (likely a center) to give them midseason flexibility.

Report: Austin Reaves re-signs with Lakers

The Lakers and Austin Reaves avoided a potentially messy free agency by agreeing to a deal that will see the guard remain in Los Angeles.

Report: Lakers to re-sign D’Angelo Russell

Rather than leave for a second time, D’Angelo Russell is re-signing with the Lakers in NBA free agency.

Lakers will reportedly sign Jaxson Hayes to two-year contract

Jaxson Hayes will join the Lakers in NBA free agency after the Pelicans declined to extend him a qualifying offer to make him a restricted free agent.

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NBA Free Agency: The latest rumors on who Lakers will target + Important Dates

The Lakers are going to be active in NBA free agency, and we’ll be keeping updates on every player they’re linked to or agree to sign here.

Multiple Reports: Mo Bamba ‘has interest in staying with the Lakers’

It sounds like there is a chance the Lakers could keep Mo Bamba, despite cutting him the day before NBA free agency began.

Lakers still reportedly may bring back Malik Beasley, D’Angelo Russell

It sounds like there is still a chance the Lakers run it back with both Malik Beasley and D’Angelo Russell as NBA free agency continues.

Insider reveals how much Lakers outbid Heat for Gabe Vincent

While they may have been outbid elsewhere in free agency on Friday, the Lakers were able to one-up the Heat for Gabe Vincent.

Report: The Lakers have officially offered Austin Reaves a max contract

The Lakers have offered Austin Reaves the most money they’re allowed to under the collective bargaining agreement. Now both sides will wait and see if another team comes with a bigger offer in NBA free agency.

Report: Dennis Schröder to leave Lakers for Raptors in NBA free agency

Dennis Schröder is leaving the Lakers in NBA free agency for a second time.

Report: Rui Hachimura to re-sign with Lakers in free agency

Rui Hachimura thrived with the Lakers after a midseason trade, and so it’s no surprise he’s returning to the team in NBA free agency.

Lakers will reportedly sign Cam Reddish to two-year deal

After years of rumors and links, the Lakers are finally bringing in Cam Reddish in NBA free agency.

Report: Bruce Brown was heading to Lakers before Pacers outbid them

Bruce Brown was likely en route to sign with the Lakers for the mid-level exception until the Pacers came calling with a massive offer in NBA free agency.

Lakers sign Gabe Vincent to 3-year, $33 million deal

The Lakers came out of nowhere to sign Miami Heat free agent Gabe Vincent to nearly their full mid-level exception in the opening hours of NBA free agency.

Lakers reportedly sign Taurean Prince to 1-year, $4.5 million deal

Taurean Prince was waived by the Minnesota Timberwolves earlier this week, but the Lakers are reaching a deal with him to tip off NBA free agency.

Report: Lakers among teams to meet with Kyrie Irving in free agency

Kyrie Irving will reportedly meet with the Heat, Rockets, Lakers, Clippers, Suns and Mavericks when NBA free agency opens up, and expects to have a "robust" market.

Lakers reportedly interested in Cam Reddish on veteran’s minimum

To what should be the surprise of no one, the Lakers are reportedly interested in bringing in wing Cam Reddish on a veteran’s minimum deal this summer.

Report: Lakers target Bruce Brown will also meet with Knicks, Mavericks, Pacers, Rockets

The Lakers will reportedly have a meeting with Bruce Brown to start free agency but will be one of a number of teams, including the Knicks, Mavs and Pacers, to meet with the wing.

Report: Lakers targeting Brook Lopez with mid-level exception

Brook Lopez would check boxes on both ends for Los Angeles. Could a potential reunion be in the works?

Lakers reportedly interested in Eric Gordon

Could Eric Gordon provide the Lakers with some shooting in NBA free agency?

Report: Lakers have interest in Jevon Carter, Shake Milton, Cory Joseph

The Lakers still want to keep Dennis Schröder, but Jevon Carter, Shake Milton and Cory Joseph could reportedly be options to replace him if he leaves in NBA free agency.

Lakers ‘increasingly confident’ they can sign Nuggets forward Bruce Brown

After watching him help the Nuggets advance past them and to a title in the playoffs, the Lakers are reportedly interested in adding Bruce Brown this offseason.

Lakers Rumor Roundup: Latest on LeBron James, D’Angelo Russell and Jarred Vanderbilt

The rumors are ramping up as free agency ticks closer and closer with the latest coming on LeBron James, D’Angelo Russell and Jarred Vanderbilt.

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Will the Lakers be able to keep Austin Reaves and Rui Hachimura?

The Lakers have two premier restricted free agents in Austin Reaves and Rui Hachimura. Will they be able to retain both of them in free agency this summer?

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