Lakers Rumors: Los Angeles Reportedly Interested in Gilbert Arenas

There’s no question the Los Angeles Lakers have had some trouble this season scoring from behind the three-point line. Currently the team is last in the Western Conference in three-point shooting, even after a 50 percent effort in their last game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night.

Now there’s a rumor that the Lakers might be looking to solve some of their three-point woes by bringing in free agent guard Gilbert Arenas. This may come as a surprise for many, as Arenas hasn’t been a very reliable player over the past few seasons. Injuries have derailed his career to some extent, and he currently is an unsigned free agent.

—- Play Fantasy Basketball for Fun & Cash Prizes | Use “LN2011” 30% Deposit Bonus —-

Still, according to Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld it seems that the Lakers might be considering Arenas as a free agent signing.

“The Los Angeles Lakers have expressed interest in Gilbert Arenas, according to sources close to the situation. The 30-year-old is an unrestricted free agent after being amnestied by the Orlando Magic last month. No signing is imminent, but the Lakers have reached out to the veteran point guard.”

Arenas might be a bit of a gamble for the Lakers, as his locker room issues have been well documented in the past. Still, he may be able to provide Los Angeles with some help shooting from beyond the arc, where the team has undoubtedly struggled.

You May Also Like

Brandon Ingram Discusses Inheriting Kobe Bryant’s Locker

This season the Los Angeles Lakers will embark on their first journey without Kobe Bryant in 20 years…

LeBron James Recipient Of 2020 Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

Sports Illustrated announced that Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James will receive their Muhammad Ali…

Mitch Kupchak Senses ‘Excitement’ From Lakers Fans This Summer

Even though the Los Angeles Lakers failed to bring in any of the big names that they had been linked to this summer, there has still been plenty of optimism surrounding the team thanks to the plethora of young talent on the roster…

Lakers News: D’Angelo Russell Says Vibe Is Different Without Kobe Bryant Around

While the development of the team’s young players was a priority for the Los Angeles Lakers in 2015-16, it ended up taking a back seat when Lakers legend Kobe Bryant announced that it would be his last season in the league…