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NBA Rumors: 'Paul George is still a lean for the Lakers,' according to Colin Cowherd

Colin Cowherd of Fox Sports said an anonymous source told him that Russell Westbrook’s agent is the one 'funneling' Paul George staying in OKC rumors.
Paul George’s impending free agency is going to be one of the biggest storylines to watch this summer. With the ability to opt out of the final year of his current deal, George is expected to meet a lot of suitors starting July 1, including his favorite team growing up – the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers’ obsession with George has been well documented ever since Magic Johnson assumed the role as president of basketball operations. The Lakers, a big-market franchise with a rich history, have been eager to return to contention after a five-year absence from the NBA postseason. Johnson and general manager Rob Pelinka have orchestrated several strategic moves in the past few months in an attempt to create enough cap space to lure in superstar players like Paul George. Now, the Lakers could be mere days away from making their grand plan a reality. Armed with two max-salary slots, they not only possess the appeal but also the resources to make some serious noise in this year’s free...