Lakers Rumors: LA Must Stay Far Away from Jodie Meeks

July 7th, 2012 by Richard Langford Leave a reply »
If the Los Angeles Laker sign free-agent guard Jodie Meeks then they will be making a loud announcement to the basketball world that they have no idea what the biggest weakness of this team is. 

They may be making that announcement already. HOOPSWORLD's Alex Kennedy reported their interest in the free agent with this tweet.  

The Los Angeles Lakers have expressed interest in unrestricted free agent Jodie Meeks, according to sources close to the situation.

— Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) July 7, 2012 The reason this would be such a horrible signing for the Lakers has less to do with Meeks and more to do with them. Meeks is a nice player. He is a four-year veteran and has spent the last three seasons with the Philadelphia 76ers. 

In his time with the Sixers, Meeks has connected on 36.5 percent of his three-point attempts. He is deadly on a pull-up or on the catch-and-shoot. The shooting would be a nice addition for the Lakers as they have sorely lacked the outside shooting needed to free up space for their bigs. 

While the shooting would be nice touch off the bench, offense is not goi ...

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