Kendrick Nunn to the Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers have had a busy offseason so far, completing the biggest trade by bringing Russell Westbrook to LA and signing multiple key free agents.

Trevor Ariza, Wayne Ellington, Carmelo Anthony, Kent Bazemore, Malik Monk, Dwight Howard, and Alfonzo McKinnie had already joined but I think their latest signing might just be the best one yet.

The Lakers used their taxpayer mid-level exception to sign former Miami Heat guard Kendrick Nunn to a two-year deal worth $10 million. Bringing in Nunn is probably the best piece of business done so far for multiple reasons.

First reason, Kendrick Nunn agreeing to $10 million over two years in the same week that Alex Caruso signed for $37 million in four years. That’s almost a miracle.

The 26-year old must really believe in the project, which is a good thing for the Lakers, and he’s exactly what they needed; a shooter who’s not on the brink of retirement. Kendrick Nunn averaged 15 points per game and shot 38% from beyond the arc last season in Miami.

One of his biggest contributions to LA is his youth. Nunn, Monk, and Mckinnie are the only Lakers additions below the age of 30.

It will be refreshing for the Lakers fans to see a competent role player who didn’t play active basketball in Dirk Nowitzki‘s prime take the Staples Centre court.

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