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Danny Green reacts to ex-Lakers teammates Avery Bradley, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Rajon Rondo getting new deals

Lakers, Danny Green, Avery Bradley, Rajon Rondo, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Dwight Howard

Former Los Angeles Lakers guard Danny Green took to Instagram to congratulate his ex-teammates Avery Bradley, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Rajon Rondo for cashing in with new deals in free agency.

Green also expressed his excitement in joining the Philadelphia 76ers.

The Lakers will enter the 2020-21 season with a new-look roster. Of the players mentioned above, only Kentavious Caldwell-Pope will don the Purple and Gold next season. KCP signed a massive three-year, $40-million deal to stay with Los Angeles and get the chance to repeat.

Meanwhile, Rajon Rondo moved on to the Atlanta Hawks with two-year $15-million deal. He should serve as a veteran mentor to budding star Trae Young.

As for Avery Bradley, he joined the Miami Heat, the team the Lakers just defeated in the 2020 NBA Finals. Ironically, Bradley–who signed a two-year $11.6 million contract–didn’t play for the Purple and Gold throughout the bubble and their championship run, as he opted out in the resumption of the 2019-20 season due to health concerns.

Danny Green was part of the deal that netted LA dynamic scoring guard Dennis Schroder from the Oklahoma City Thunder. However, Green didn’t stick with the Thunder for too long, as OKC eventually dealt him to the Philadelphia 76ers.

The 3-and-D also expressed his excitement on becoming teammates again with Dwight Howard, this time in Philadelphia. The veteran center had quite a roller-coaster free agency after initial reports came out that he would return to the Lakers. However, after a miscommunication, Howard instead opted to join Philly on a veteran’s minimum deal.

The Lakers have been making big moves this offseason, bolstering their bench unit with Schroder as mentioned. If that wasn’t enough, they pulled off arguably the biggest shock of free agency so far by luring away Montrezl Harrell from the Los Angeles Clippers. Harrell signed a two-year, $19-million pact to change locker rooms at the Staples Center.

Now, the Lakers add both the reigning Sixth Man of the Year and the Sixth Man of the Year runner-up to add to their championship core.