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NBA World Reacts To Los Angeles Lakers Latest Signing

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LOS ANGELES, CA – APRIL 3: LeBron James #6, Anthony Davis #3 and Russell Westbrook #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers look on/ throughout the game against the Denver Nuggets on April 3, 2022 at Crypto.Com Arena in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

The Los Angeles Lakers are bringing back a well-recognized face for the 2022-23 season, signing point guard Dennis Schroder to a one-year contract. 

In accordance with Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, it is a one-year, $2.64 million deal for Schroder. 

Schroder, 29, spent the 2021-22 season with the Boston Celtics and Houston Rockets. He averaged 13.5 points, 4.6 assists and three.3 rebounds per game. 

The basketball world has been buzzing about Schroder’s recent performances within the European Basketball Championship. He had 26 points in a win over Greece and 30 points in a loss against Spain.

Los Angeles would love for that version of Schroder to point out up this season.  

Some fans consider this signing could open the door for the Lakers to make one other move within the near future. 

Though there is not any indication a trade is within the works, the NBA world is convinced that Russell Westbrook can be on his way out.

Schroder’s return to Los Angeles is interesting to say the least. He turned down a lucrative extension from the franchise roughly two years ago. 

The Lakers do not have a really deep roster in the mean time. They do, nevertheless, have three capable point guards in Patrick Beverley, Dennis Schroder and Russell Westbrook. 

It’ll be fascinating to see how the Lakers’ new-look backcourt performs this season.

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