After the huge Kawhi Leonard domino fell, followed by Paul George's trade to the Los Angeles Clippers, the Los Angeles Lakers moved quickly to fill out their remaining roster spots with the salary cap space that remained.
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Danny Green agreed to a two-year, $30 million deal, while free agents Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and JaVale McGee will be returning to the Lakers on two-year deals.
The Lakers are expected to bring back Kentavious Caldwell-Pope on a two year, $16 million deal, per league sources.- Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) July 6, 2019
JaVale McGee has agreed to return to the Lakers, where he'll likely start at center, league sources tell ESPN. It's a two-year, $8.2 million deal, with a player option.- Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) July 6, 2019
KCP's deal will pay him $16 million over two years, while McGee's deal is for $8.2 million over two years.
Both Caldwell-Pope and McGee were on the 2018-19 Lakers squad on one-year deals.
Playing all 82 games of last season, Caldwell-Pope averaged 11.4 points, 2.9 rebounds, and 1.3 assists while two-time champion averaged McGee 12.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 2.0 blocks in 75 games played.
Their two-year deals along with Danny Green's reported two-year contract coincide with LeBron James' potential free agency in 2021.