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Magic Johnson: I’ll ‘Step Down’ if I ‘Can’t Deliver’ by Next Summer

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Saying it won’t be a failure if the Los Angeles Lakers do not land a max free agent this July, team president Magic Johnson set a timeline for his rebuild by saying he will “step away” if he “can’t deliver” by next summer.

“No, because I told you this is [about] two summers,” Johnson said when asked if it will be a failure if the Lakers don’t land a max star like LeBron James or Paul George in free agency next month. “We don’t know what people are going to decide, and we can’t control that. So if guys decide not to come here, it’s not a failure — we turn to next summer.

Source: Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN

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2018 Free Agency Diary

Sources: Kings, Grizzlies Finalizing Garrett Temple Trade

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Sacramento is finalizing a trade to send forward Garrett Temple to Memphis for Ben McLemore, Deyonta Davis and cash, league sources tell ESPN.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter

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2018 Free Agency Diary

Sources: Nemanja Bjelica Backs Out of Deal with 76ers

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Free agent forward Nemanja Bjelica — who had agreed to a one-year deal with the 76ers — informed the team on Monday that he will stay in Europe this season, league sources tell ESPN. He never signed his contract with Philadelphia.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter

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2018 Free Agency Diary

Sources: 76ers Tried to Hire Daryl Morey Away from Houston

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The Philadelphia 76ers have been rebuffed in their attempt to hire away Houston’s Daryl Morey to take over as their new general manager, @NYTSports has learned

The 76ers had great interest in Morey — freshly voted as the league’s Executive of the Year — to replace the ousted Bryan Colangelo. But Morey couldn’t be lured away from the Rockets, with whom he has spent the last 12 seasons.

Source: Marc Stein on Twitter

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