Report: Los Angeles Lakers trading Lou Williams to Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer, pick
NBA.com staff reports
The Los Angeles Lakers are keeping busy.
Hours after announcing Magic Johnson as president of basketball operations, and reportedly hiring Rob Pelinka as general manager, the Lakers are acquiring Corey Brewer and a first-round pick in exchange for Lou Williams, according to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
The Rockets are sending Corey Brewer and a first-round pick to the Lakers for Lou Williams, league source tells @TheVertical.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 22, 2017
Lou Williams said goodbye to the city of Los Angeles on Twitter.
Thanx for the love L.A, I've enjoyed my stay.
— Lou Williams (@TeamLou23) February 22, 2017
Williams, in his 12th season, is averaging 18.6 points per game and leads the NBA in points off the bench (min. 25 games played).
Brewer is averaging a career-low 4.2 points per game in his 10th season in the league.