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The Los Angles Lakers are continuing their Sunday-night shopping spree, agreeing to a one-year contract with free-agent center JaVale McGee, according to a report.
Chris Haynes of ESPN reported the deal, which is for one year for the NBA minimum $2.4 million.
Free agent center JaVale McGee and Los Angeles Lakers have reached an agreement on a deal, league sources tell ESPN.
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) July 2, 2018
The 7-foot, 270-pound McGee, 30, was a member of the Golden State Warriors teams that won back-to-back NBA championships the last two seasons.
The 10-year veteran out of the University of Nevada averaged 4.8 points an 2.6 rebounds in 9.5 minutes in 65 games (17 starts) for the Warriors during the regular season, shooting 62.1 percent from the field.
In the playoffs, McGee averaged 6.5 points and 3.2 boards in 13 games (9 starts), shooting 67.2 percent from the field.
McGee was the 18th overall pick in the 2008 NBA draft by the Washington Wizards. He has also played for the Wizards, the Nuggets, the 76ers and the Mavericks in his career.
He earned $2,116,955 last season with Golden State.