Rumors and speculations are circulating that Toronto Raptors shooting guard DeMar DeRozan will be headed to a Los Angeles team in his upcoming free agency.
Rumors have been spreading saying that DeRozan wanted to head to Los Angeles but not yet revealed if it was with the Los Angeles Lakers or the Los Angeles Clippers. DeMar Derozan was originally from Compton California and played his college basketball at USC.
According to a report in Fansided, Stephen Smith of ESPN said:
“As much as I love Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan, who by the way is enjoying his last days in Toronto, because he’ll be leaving for Los Angeles in a few months anyway, they’re in a world of trouble, because they’ve got to find a way to deal with Paul George.”
It seemed like Smith had basis on his statements since he was well known in the industry and had many contacts in the basketball world.
News Everyday also reported that DeRozan will be heading home in free agency and the team that they were talking about was the Los Angeles Lakers who were having their worst season recently.
DeRozan was smart enough to choose a team that was the same level of his current team Toronto Raptors who were currently competing in the playoffs. If the rumor about DeRozan heading home in his free agency turned to be a reality, there’s more possibility that he will be landing in Los Angeles Clippers who were also in the playoffs.
If ever DeRozan will be playing for the Los Angeles Clippers, he will be a great addition to Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan who were labelled as Clippers big three.
Raptors fans will surely be worried if one of their star player will be playing for another team but for now the possibility of rumors about DeMar DeRozan relies on what will happen in the playoff series against the Indiana Pacers.
Photo courtesy: Game Face/Wikimedia