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Los Angeles Lakers meeting with free agent guard George Hill

Los Angeles Lakers meeting with free agent guard George Hill

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Free agent guard George Hill met with Los Angeles Lakers officials Monday about a possible deal. The Lakers and Hill have significant mutual interest on pursuing a short-term deal that would allow Hill and No. 2 overall pick Lonzo Ball to play together, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne. Hill, 31, played through a toe injury last season that limited his durability in his one season with the Utah Jazz. The nine-year veteran averaged a career-high 16.9 points with 4.2 assists and 3.4 rebounds in just 49 games. The Lakers want to do one-year contracts in free agency, preserving salary-cap space for 2018 to pursue possible free agents Paul George, LeBron James and Russell Westbrook, according to ESPN. Before joining the Jazz in a trade last year, Hill spent fiv...