Lakers Interested in Elton Brand

October 30, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Dallas Mavericks power forward Elton Brand (42) guards Los Angeles Lakers power forward Pau Gasol (16) in the first quarter of the game at the Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

According to Ramona Shelburne, the Los Angeles Lakers might be interested in Elton Brand.

Last season, Elton Brand averaged 7.2 points and 6 rebounds in just about 21 minutes of play. With Dwight Howard signing with the Houston Rockets, the Lakers are going to need another big. Brand made roughly $2.1 million last season with the Dallas Mavericks, so he may be looking for a bigger contract. The Lakers currently have their Mini Mid-Level Exception, which pays $3.1 million. It will be interesting to see if that will be enough for the 34-year-old big man.

 

Topics: 2013 Nba Free Agency, Elton Brand, Los Angeles Lakers

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