Lakers want Latrell Sprewell
If everyone gets their way, Latrell Sprewell will be playing alongside Kobe Bryant in 2005-06.
InsideHoops.com editor Jeff Lenchiner reports that the Los Angeles Lakers are still actively working to gain the services of Latrell Sprewell. The Lakers need backcourt help, and according to his agent, Spree would love to be next to Kobe Bryant.
Because the Lakers only have about half of their mid-level exception available, a sign-and-trade is required satisfy Sprewell's financial desires. So far, the Lakers and Timberwolves have yet to agree on a deal.
"We're probably going to work on a three team, four team trade, if we can pull it together, to get what all the teams need," Bob Gist, Sprewell's agent, told InsideHoops.com.
Currently, there are ongoing discussions between the Timberwolves, Lakers and several other teams to try to make the multi-trade deal happen. Gist declined to name the other teams currently involved in the talks.
Other teams are also interested in signing Sprewell, but his top choice is the Lakers.
Sprewell already owns a home in California. Also, the main office of Sprewell Motor Sports, where his famous rims can be found, is in San Gabriel, California.
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