NBA Rumors: Andre Iguodala Will Get Buyout in Memphis, Sign With Lakers

Andre Iguodala signed a three-year contract with the Warriors during the summer of 2017, but he will not be playing for the Dubs next season.

Golden State is trading the 2015 NBA Finals MVP to Memphis, a league source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on Sunday night.

But Iguodala might not ever put on a Grizzlies uniform.

ESPN's Stephen A. Smith said the following on his radio show Monday:

"He has basically -- according to sources -- informed everybody he's going to work out a buyout and then go to the Lakers.

"So Andre Iguodala is planning on joining the Lakers from what we're being told. I don't know how true that is, whether or not it is going to definitively happen.

"But that is the plan at this particular moment in time."

Iguodala is scheduled to make just under $17.2 million next season but will probably have to relinquish several million in a buyout in order to become an unrestricted free agent.

Does the 35-year-old have a specific connection to the Lakers? Yes he does.

Iguodala's former agent, Rob Pelinka, is the franchise's general manager.

Shortly after the news of Iguodala getting moved surfaced, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne tweeted:

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If Iguodala does end up in Los Angeles and if Kawhi Leonard signs with the Lakers, you might as well just give them the 2020 Larry O'Brien Trophy right now.

The Warriors simply would not be able to compete with LeBron James' squad next season.

Stay tuned.

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