Spencer Dinwiddie plans to signal together with his hometown Los Angeles Lakers, an individual with information of the small print instructed The Related Press on Saturday.
The purpose guard was traded by the Brooklyn Nets to Toronto on Thursday after which was waived. He’ll turn out to be a free agent and is eligible to signal a brand new contract as soon as he clears waivers.
He made up his thoughts earlier than then, the particular person instructed The Related Press. The particular person spoke to the AP on situation of anonymity as a result of no contract could be signed but.
Dinwiddie’s plans were first reported by The Athletic.
Dinwiddie’s influence: Dinwiddie began 48 video games this season for the Nets, averaging 12.6 factors and 6.0 assists. He had returned for his second stint in Brooklyn simply earlier than final yr’s commerce deadline, coming from Dallas as a part of the bundle for Kyrie Irving.
The Mavericks have been additionally believed to be fascinated with a reunion with Dinwiddie, who attended their sport in opposition to the Knicks in New York on Thursday evening.
L.A. ties: However the 30-year-old Dinwiddie as a substitute is heading to town the place he was born and graduated from William Howard Taft Excessive College. The Lakers weren’t in a position to improve their roster with any trades earlier than Thursday’s deadline however will rating shortly within the buyout market.
He figures to again up D’Angelo Russell, a former teammate in Brooklyn who scored 30 factors Friday in a 139-122 victory over New Orleans with Dinwiddie in attendance sitting subsequent to Lakers common supervisor Rob Pelinka.