HoopsHype Jodie Meeks rumors

April 13, 2014 Updates

The Lakers are interested in Meeks, 26, a soon-to-be free agent who is paid $1.6 million in a league whose average salary is $5.5 million. He's interested in them, too. "When I signed here two years ago, I told my family that I would love to be here the rest of my career," Meeks said. "Learning from great players — Kobe [Bryant], Pau Gasol, and at the time, Dwight [Howard], Steve Nash. Obviously, I want to be here and it's a great organization and I love playing here. "But on the flip side it's a business. Both sides have to do what they do." Los Angeles Times

April 3, 2014 Updates

Now the question for Meeks is whether the Lakers will be the beneficiary of all that improvement moving forward, or if he'll bring his shooting stroke and reliable outlook somewhere else when he becomes a free agent this summer. "Definitely, I want to stay, but it's a business," Meeks said. "So, both sides of the party, it will be interesting to see what happens. ... I'll just kind of play the waiting game." ESPN.com

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With the Lakers exercising Meeks’ $1.55 million team option early in the 2013 offseason, he also strongly stated his desire to stay here. “I like the city and love it here,” said Meeks, who has averaged a career-high 14.6 points on 45.4-percent shooting. “The coaching staff is great and it’s a storied organization. I always pictured playing in a organization that’s prideful about winning. I love it here and hope I can stay a long time.” Los Angeles Daily News

January 30, 2014 Updates

With Kobe Bryant's left knee injury keeping him out of the upcoming NBA All-Star Game, there is still hope that the Los Angeles Lakers won't be totally shut out of the festivities down in New Orleans. Jodie Meeks, a five-year veteran averaging career highs across the board, wants a chance to showcase his skills in the 3-point shootout on All-Star Saturday night. "It would be nice," Meeks said. "It would be fun." ESPN.com

January 12, 2014 Updates

Injuries have opened up an opportunity for Lakers guard Jodie Meeks, who has started 30 of 37 games this season. Meeks is now more than halfway to hitting an incentive in his contract that would reward him with an additional $200,000. According to his agreement with the Lakers, Meeks has a base compensation of $1.45 million for the 2013-14 season. Los Angeles Times

January 11, 2014 Updates

Meeks is now more than halfway to hitting an incentive in his contract that would reward him with an additional $200,000. According to his agreement with the Lakers, Meeks has a base compensation of $1.45 million for the 2013-14 season. Los Angeles Times

If he averages at least 20 minutes through a minimum of 70 games, Meeks will earn an additional $100,000. Meeks hit a similar incentive last season, averaging 21.3 minutes a game to bump his $1.4-million salary to $1.5 million. Should Meeks stay at 25 minutes a game or higher, he'll be rewarded with an additional $100,000. Los Angeles Times

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The Memphis Grizzlies are clearly looking to shake up their roster. While the Zach Randolph-to-New Orleans rumors were dismissed by a league source, a Lakers source says they were offered a swap of scoring guards, Jerryd Bayless for Jodie Meeks. Bleacher Report

December 20, 2013 Updates

“I would love to be here for a long time,” Meeks told HOOPSWORLD on the prospect of remaining in Los Angeles long-term. “But I understand this is a business. Both sides will do what they have to do. But if it was my choice then I would definitely be here for a long time. I would love to be a Laker for a long time.” HoopsWorld

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