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Lakers News: LA youth trade for Patrick Beverley – All Lakers

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Well, it finally happened: your Los Angeles Lakers traded an overpaid, underperforming player who proved awkward alongside their marquee stars!

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Not this a. Not yet anyway.

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that LA is set to sign swingman Talen Horton-Tucker’s $10.3 million contract, plus forward Stanley Johnson’s minimum wage, to the Utah Jazz for the services of the veteran two-way point guard Patrick Beverley. Woj notes that the clubs are expected to close the deal on Thursday morning. Woj adds (Twitter link) that the trade will not include any draft compensation.

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