Sources: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope agrees to 1-year, $12M deal to return to Lakers

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<a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/nba/players/5159/" data-ylk="slk:Kentavious Caldwell-Pope">Kentavious Caldwell-Pope</a> signed a one-year, $18 million contract with the <a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/nba/teams/lal" data-ylk="slk:Lakers">Lakers</a> last year. (AP)
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope signed a one-year, $18 million contract with the Lakers last year. (AP)

Free-agent guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has agreed to a one-year, $12 million deal to return to the Los Angeles Lakers, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

Caldwell-Pope signed a one-year, $18 million contract last year and enjoyed a solid season, averaging 13.4 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists. He also shot 38.3 percent from 3-point range.

Caldwell-Pope, 25, played well despite serving a 25-day sentence in which he reported to jail between home games because of a probation violation stemming from a misdemeanor DUI plea.

In five seasons with Detroit and the Lakers, Caldwell-Pope has career averages of 12 points and 3.4 rebounds.

The Lakers also agreed to terms with LeBron James on a four-year, $154 million deal that will alter the dynamic of the franchise.

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