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Woj reports that the Lakers had been "leaning toward signing Anthony for the rest of the season", but the move now seems uneccesary given the current state of the team. He adds Anthony's camp is now unsure if joining a team with little chance of making the postseason makes sense, while the Lakers may be better served giving playing time to younger players.
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"Lakers had waited to see who could be available for them in buyout market".
Anthony averaged 13.4 points in 10 games with the Rockets. At that point, Anthony became a free agent.
Stephen A. Smith spoke about the situation on ESPN's First Take, noting that Anthony wouldn't help the Lakers anyway.
"Their biggest problem is what they're doing defensively, and no-one should expect Anthony to come in and give them an upgrade in that department".