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Patrick Patterson has agreed to a buyout with the Oklahoma City Thunder and plans to sign with the Los Angeles Clippers once he clears waivers, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Patterson signed a three-year deal worth more than $16 million with the Thunder in 2017 with the expectation that he would be the stretch-four on a team that desperately needed shooting, but his performance has declined significantly since leaving the Toronto Raptors. 

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Going into the free agency moratorium period on June 30, the Los Angeles Lakers had just four players on their roster: Talen Horton-Tucker, LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Kyle Kuzma. Since then, they’ve added 13 players, including 14 players with guaranteed salaries.

While the roster hasn’t been finalized yet, Kuzma told MLive that he’s happy with the talent the Lakers have added in free agency so far during an interview at his second annual free basketball camp in his hometown of Flint, Michigan:

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After struggling with injuries at the point guard position over the last several years, the Los Angeles Lakers invested in three point guards in free agency, including Rajon Rondo, Alex Caruso and Quinn Cook, who will be the highest-earning point guard on the roster next season (unless you count LeBron James).

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Rui Hachimura has had to go through a hectic schedule since he was drafted by the Washington Wizards last month.

Last week, the 21-year-old finally returned to his native Japan for the first time since the draft on June 20. But he won’t have much time to sit back and relax on his couch.

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No. 1 Draft pick Zion Williamson has withdrawn from Team USA and FIBA World Cup play to keep his focus on preparing for the upcoming NBA season, according to a report from Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Williamson joins a growing number of players who, either for personal reasons or to focus on the rapidly approaching NBA season, have decided not to participate this summer with USA Basketball.

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