The Los Angeles Lakers aren't that high on DeMar DeRozan after all.

Just a day after DeRozan was blunt in saying his attention is on returning to the Toronto Raptors, Bleacher Report's Kevin Ding has reported that the Lakers may not make the shooting guard a priority this summer:

Ding stated the following on Bleacher Report Radio on Sunday:

“There's a lot of presumption about DeRozan and I'm told the Lakers aren't that high on him.”

DeRozan indicated his priority is remaining with Toronto, not returning home to Los Angeles:

“I grew up in L.A. That's my home. There's not a part of L.A. I haven't seen. I don't get caught up into it. I let whoever comes up with that say what they want to say. Only thing appealing to me is the things I've done in this organization and the things that can be done here. And that's always been my mindset.”

Considering the Raptors are on the brink of being a championship-level and the fact that the Lakers already have two guards entrenched in starting roles in Jordan Clarkson and D'Angelo Russell, it would seem to make sense that it isn't likely DeRozan plays for the purple and gold in 2016-17.

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