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Lakers trading for Jazz’s Patrick Beverley

Patrick Beverley is returning to Los Angeles – just with a different team.

The Jazz are trading the former Clippers wing to the Lakers for guard Talen Horton-Tucker and power forward Stanley Johnson in a deal expected to be finalized as soon as Thursday, according to multiple reports.

Patrick Beverley is on his way to the Lakers.
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Beverley, who was actually drafted by the Lakers in the second round in 2009 but was quickly dealt, never got to play a game for the Jazz after being a part of the package that sent Rudy Gobert to the Timberwolves in July.

The 34-year-old Beverley gives LeBron James and the Lakers a solid scorer and 3-point shooter and an excellent on-ball defender as they look to get back to the playoffs after missing the postseason all together a year ago. Beverley, who played four seasons with the Clippers, averaged 9.2 points, 4.6 assists, 4.1 rebounds and shot 34.3 percent from 3-point range over 58 games with Minnesota last season.



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