Jul 15, 2013; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Marcus Landry (7) dribbles the ball past Los Angeles Clippers center Vernon Macklin during an NBA Summer League game at Cox Pavillion. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Marcus Landry Nets Deal with Lakers


According to reports, the Los Angeles Lakers have come agreed to a deal with Marcus Landry. Landry, the brother of Carl, was a key contributor to the Lakers Summer League team.

Even though Landry agreed to a deal, this does not mean he is on the Lakers roster. As Ramona’s tweet said, it is a camp invite. However, Landry is one of three players who has a chance to make the last roster spot, along with Chris Douglas-Roberts and Shawne Williams — Lamar Odom has an outside chance, but is unlikely to get a deal.

Landry  is a knockdown three point shooter, who can play either small forward, or play a stretch-four role in Mike D’Antoni’s system. If the Lakers were to sign the sharpshooter, they would be sticking to the theme of adding youth to their roster this off-season.

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  • Jim213

    SMH, LO someone who’d bring chemistry and depth to the team but management wants to go with young players and yet Kupcake says they’re not trying to tank?…

    • Daryl Peek

      You know I’m gonna disagree with you on this. I see no tanking in this move. Youth has been sorely needed the past few years. Chemistry will come via a full training camp for D’antoni and a healthy roster hopefully.

      The fact that we’ve got young hungry players that really want to be here is encouraging on the chemistry note. We all love LO but it’s not a given on his mental state about a Lakers return.