Lakers bring Lopez back to L.A.

As reported by The Vertical, the Lakers will trade Timofey Mozgov and D’Angelo Russell for the 27th pick in Thursday’s draft and Brook Lopez, who will make $22,642,350 in 2017-18, the last year of his deal. Mozgov is due $48,000,000 over the next three seasons, while Russell will play the last guaranteed year of his rookie deal at $5,562,360–the Nets will have options on his contract for the next two seasons.

At 21 years old, Russell has played 143 games and averaged 28 minutes per game.




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