Lakers snap up NBA champ JaVale McGee

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Los Angeles' roster overhaul continues as the former Golden State center joins LeBron James

NEW DEAL. JaVale McGee moves out of champion team Golden State Warriors. Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images/AFP

MANILA, Philippines – Another one for the Los Angeles Lakers in 4 hours! 

JaVale McGee won’t return to back-to-back NBA champion Golden State Warriors as he has reportedly agreed to a one-year veteran minimum contract with the Lakers, as per ESPN’s Chris Haynes. 

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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Sources: It’s a one-year, minimum deal to pry away the big man from Golden State. <a href=”https://t.co/TU3NHrJ6Ri”>https://t.co/TU3NHrJ6Ri</a></p>&mdash; Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) <a href=”https://twitter.com/ChrisBHaynes/status/1013618469168865281?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>July 2, 2018</a></blockquote>
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However, the details of the agreement is still unclear. 

McGee is the latest addition to the Lakers’ roster overhaul after LeBron James made his blockbuster move and Lance Stephenson also reportedly agreed to a deal with the purple and gold. 

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<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Another one.<br><br>JaVale McGee has agreed to a deal with the Lakers, per <a href=”https://twitter.com/ChrisBHaynes?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@ChrisBHaynes</a> <a href=”https://t.co/K8BZ6gDYpW”>pic.twitter.com/K8BZ6gDYpW</a></p>&mdash; Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) <a href=”https://twitter.com/BleacherReport/status/1013618650790555648?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>July 2, 2018</a></blockquote>
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McGee averaged 4.8 points and 2.6 rebounds per game in the loaded Warriors roster in the 2017-18 season. 

Prior to his two-year stint with Golden State, McGee played for the Washington Wizards, Denver Nuggets, Philadelphia 76ers, and the Dallas Mavericks in his 10-year career. – Rappler.com