Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and JaVale McGee are returning to the Lakers, the team announced. Caldwell-Pope received a two-year, $16-million deal, sources told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne, while McGee agreed to a two-year, $8.2-million contract that includes a player option, reports Shelburne.
News of Green's move came minutes after reports surfaced that Leonard was joining the LA Clippers alongside Paul George, who was acquired in a massive trade. Green, who said he'd wait until Kawhi made his free-agency decision, had also reportedly been considering joining the Dallas Mavericks or returning to Toronto.
Green, 32, averaged 10.3 points and four rebounds in his lone season with the Raptors. He'll be joining the fourth team of his career following stints in Cleveland, San Antonio, and Toronto, and brings plenty of playoff experience to the Lakers; he captured an NBA title with the Spurs in 2014 and again with the Raptors this past season.
Caldwell-Pope returns for his third season with the Lakers after averaging 11.4 points and 2.9 rebounds in 2018-19. The 26-year-old originally signed with Los Angeles in 2017 on a one-year, $18-million contract and re-upped with the Lakers for another season at $12 million last July.
McGee joined the Lakers prior to last season and averaged 12 points, 7.5 rebounds, and two blocks while starting 62 of his 75 games. McGee, 31, won back-to-back titles with the Warriors in 2017 and 2018 and is likely to be the Lakers' starting center for the upcoming season, according to Shelburne.