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Lakers plan to sign Williams, Bass

The Los Angeles Lakers say they plan to sign guard Lou Williams, last season’s Sixth Man of the Year, and forward Brandon Bass. Williams averaged a career-high 15.5 points and helped Toronto win a franchise-record 49 games in 2014-15, his lone season there. The Lakers have upgraded their guard rotation by adding Williams after drafting Ohio State’s D’Angelo Russell with the No. 2 pick. Bass averaged 10.6 points while playing all 82 games for Boston. The Lakers are also said to be close to completing a trade with the Indiana Pacers in which Los Angeles would receive veteran center Roy Hibbert. – AP

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