The Lakers Are Reportedly Interested In Signing JR Smith To Replace Avery Bradley During NBA Season Restart In Orlando


On Tuesday night, Lakers guard Avery Bradley announced he was sitting out the NBA season restart in Orlando because he didn’t want to put his son’s health at risk.

“As committed to my Lakers teammates and the organization as I am, I ultimately play basketball for my family,” Avery Bradley said. “And so, at a time like this, I can’t imagine making any decision that might put my family’s health and well-being at even the slightest risk.

Following Bradley’s announcement, it was revealed that the Lakers were interested in signing JR Smith as a replacement.

Of course, the Internet immediately had jokes about the Lakers’ interest in bringing Smith into the Disney bubble.

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