An Oakland native, Toscano-Anderson got his first shot at the NBA from his hometown team. He went undrafted in 2015 and carved a role in the league behind high energy and effort on defense. His minutes declined from 20.9 per game in his first two seasons to 13 last year.
Mac McClung scored 17 points in 16 minutes, Paris Bass added 15 points and six rebounds, and the Lakers’ summer league squad opened the California Classic with a 100-66 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday at the Chase Center. Rookie Scotty Pippen Jr. scored 14 points (going 7 for 8 from the free-throw line) and grabbed six rebounds (but five turnovers) in his 25 minutes, and rookie Cole Swider added 13 points, going 3 for 5 from 3-point range, for the Lakers, who never trailed.
Report: Nets, Lakers engaged in trade talks involving a Irving-Westbrook swap originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The rumors of Kyrie Irving going to Los Angeles are getting stronger. According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers have engaged in trade talks that would involve both Irving and Russell Westbrook. The Nets are in a precarious situation with their stars in Irving and Kevin Durant.