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NBA Rumors: Jamal Crawford Is The Perfect Player For The Los Angeles Lakers

(via Fadeaway World)

(via Fadeaway World)

Moments after signing Dion Waiters, rumors started circulating that the Lakers may not be done tweaking their roster.

According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the team is still considering the possibility of adding another shooter ahead of the 2020 postseason.

After reaching an agreement to sign Dion Waiters, the Lakers continue to monitor the market for a shooter, such as J.R. Smith, sources say. Smith worked out for the Lakers on Monday, according to sources. L.A. would need to release someone to create roster space for Smith.

While J.R. Smith has been the name most commonly connected to L.A., there might be another player better-suited for the roster: veteran scorer and sharpshooter, Jamal Crawford.

At 39-years-old, he wouldn't play a significant role for the team, but his ball-handling and scoring abilities would provide a major spark off the bench, especially beside the newly-acquired Dion Waiters. He would get easy buckets off the bench to give LeBron and Davis more time to rest and will help space the floor on the offensive end.

After a 64-game stint in Phonix last season, Crawford has yet to return to the NBA. He posted his lowest marks since 2002, averaging 7.9 points and .5 assists on 39% shooting.

Still, one has to think his talents would be especially useful for a team like the Lakers.