Report: Lakers Will 'Take A Look' At Free Agent Gilbert Arenas

Thursday February 9th, 2012

The Los Angeles Lakers are in desperate need of a little extra guard depth if they want to contend for a championship in 2012, and the answer might be on the horizon -- Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak is considering attending a workout for Gilbert Arenas, according to a report from Ken Berger of CBS.

"The Lakers are going to take a look at him," a source told Berger.

Arenas has been a free agent since the Orlando Magic waived him via the amnesty clause prior to this season. He averaged 8.0 points per game in 49 contests for the Magic last season. Arenas has been limited for the last three seasons due to knee injuries, in addition to a lengthy suspension in 2010 for bringing firearms into the Washington Wizards' locker room. But the Lakers need another body, and they haven't gotten anywhere in discussions to land Ramon Sessions from Cleveland or Jonny Flynn from Houston. Arenas may be the answer.

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