NBA Rumors: Lakers & Clippers Expected To ‘Check In’ With Former Suns Guard Tyler Johnson

Tyler Johnson of the Phoenix Suns drives against Sacramento Kings guard Bogdan Bogdanovic.

The Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers are two teams that are expected to focus on the buyout market as they seek to improve their bench corps after last week’s trade deadline. At the moment, both organizations reportedly have several options to consider, including combo guard Tyler Johnson, who was recently waived by the Phoenix Suns.

In a report published Tuesday, Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix provided an update on some of the players that were waived or bought out in the aftermath of the trade deadline, noting that former Charlotte Hornets forwards Marvin Williams and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist are respectively moving to the Milwaukee Bucks and Dallas Mavericks. As for Johnson, Mannix pointed out that both Los Angeles teams — the Lakers and Clippers — are likely to “check in” with him in the coming days.

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