Ranking Mitch Kupchak’s Player Transactions As Lakers General Manager

11. Re-signing Jordan Hill: July, 2012: At the trade deadline last season, the Lakers dealt Derek Fisher to the Houston Rockets, in an effort to make room for the newly acquired Ramon Sessions. In the Fisher trade, the Lakers received reserve big man Jordan Hill. Hill, who was the eighth overall pick in the 2009 draft, was thought to be nothing more than a throw-in. But by the start of the postseason, Hill had earned a spot in Mike Brown’s rotation.

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Hill was courted by many teams this off-season, but he and Kupchak ultimately reached an agreement to keep the forward in Los Angeles.


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