According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, Thomas Bryant is spending the second day of NBA free agency mulling a return to the team that drafted him 42nd overall in the 2017 Draft… and their most hated rival. He’s expected to choose between the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, according to Haynes.
Yahoo Sources: Free agent center Thomas Bryant is receiving significant interest from contending teams including Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics. He’s expected to make a decision later this morning.
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) July 1, 2022
After using their mid-level exception on Lonnie Walker on the opening day of NBA free agency, the Lakers can currently only offer Bryant the veteran’s minimum to come home.
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