NBA Free Agency Rumors: Nerlens Noel Will Sign With Lakers, Wizards Or Thunder
Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

While the Los Angeles Lakers had multiple needs to address heading into free agency, they weren’t expected to move on any until the likes of Paul George and LeBron James made their respective decisions.

GET YOUR ‘LABRON’ SHIRT NOW!

George immediately elected to re-sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder, not so much as taking a meeting with the Lakers. The stunning decision and means by which it unfolded didn’t linger long, however, as James announced his decision to join the Lakers early Sunday evening.

That seemingly led to a waterfall of activity with the Lakers, as they then agreed to terms with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Lance Stephenson and JaVale McGee.

They reportedly are due to meet with Tyreke Evans on Monday, and continue to be tied to other free agents.

One of which is Nerlens Noel, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports:

The Lakers were first connected to Noel last December when it was speculated James was interested in teaming up with the young center. James and Noel share an agent in Rich Paul.

Taken sixth overall in the 2003 Draft, Noel has yet to reach his potential. Injury has limited him to a combined 81 games over the past two seasons.

Noel nonetheless may be an intriguing option as a backup center for the Lakers, particularly with them needing to fill out their roster on team-friendly contracts.

Medium Large is looking to add motivated individuals with big dreams and a big appetite for success to our LakersNation.com direct sales team based in Los Angeles or Orange County. If you love sports, know digital sales, and can throw your weight behind an aggressive commission based opportunity than we would love to talk to you. Please apply at: http://mediumlarge.la/?jobs=1576. If you meet our criteria we will be in touch!

You May Also Like

NBA Rumors: Lakers ‘Trying To Expand’ Anthony Davis Trade To Create $32 Million In Cap Space

Two days after the 2019 NBA Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers and the New Orleans Pelicans finally agreed on an Anthony…

Lakers Rumors: Pau Gasol Headed Back to the Grizzlies?

The trade rumors surrounding two-time NBA champion Pau Gasol have taken an…

Lakers Rumors: Dwight Howard’s Dedication And Demeanor Have Stood Out To Teammates

Very few people would argue with the point that Dwight Howard has been the biggest — and most pleasant — surprise…

Lakers Rumors: L.A. Reportedly Not ‘High’ On Signing DeMar DeRozan

The Los Angeles Lakers are hoping to add some significant upgrades to their roster this summer with plenty talented players to be had in NBA free agency come July 1…