NBA free agency rumors: Lakers, 76ers will pursue Kyle Korver after he receives buyout from Suns

first_imgSuns are planning to buyout the partially guaranteed contract of Kyle Korver, league sources tell ESPN. Lakers, Sixers and Bucks are frontrunners to sign Korver once he clears waivers, sources said.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 3, 2019Korver played with Lakers star LeBron James with the Cavaliers while he began his career in Philadelphia. Milwaukee finished with a 60-22 record last season and reached the Eastern Conference finals.Korver was dealt to the Grizzlies last month as part of the package that landed the Jazz guard Mike Conley Jr. Korver began 2018-19 with the Cavaliers before he was traded to Utah in late November. Phoenix also acquired guard Jevon Carter in the deal.The Grizzlies are trading Kyle Korver and Jevon Carter to the Suns for DeAnthony Melton, Josh Jackson 2020 second-round pick and 2021 conditional second-round pick, league sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 3, 2019Korver, however, doesn’t appear like he’ll ever play a game with the Suns as they are expected to buy him out. The Lakers, 76ers and Bucks will be interested in him once he becomes a free agent, according to ESPN. Related News Kawhi Leonard free agency rumors: Lakers believe they’re ‘firmly in the lead’; Drake plans Raptors pitch Kyle Korver has been traded again.The 38-year-old guard has been sent from the Grizzlies to the Suns in exchange for Josh Jackson, De’Anthony Melton and two second-round picks, according to a report from ESPN, which cites unidentified league sources. Lakers free agency rumors: Los Angeles among 3 teams still ‘in the mix’ for Danny Green Lakers free agency rumors: Los Angeles continues to fill out roster, signs Jared Dudley The sharpshooter has knocked down 42.9% of his 3-point attempts over his 16-year career.Jackson, meanwhile, was selected by the Suns with the No. 4 pick in the 2017 draft. But, his career has been derailed by inconsistent play and off-the-court issues. He has averaged 12.3 points and shot just 29.4% from behind the arc during his two NBA seasons.last_img

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