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Jared Dudley
Jared Dudley
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Born: 07/10/85
Height: 6-6 / 1.98
Weight:225 lbs. / 102.1 kg.
Earnings: $62,197,534 ($67,081,489*)

Jared Dudley: 'LeBron and Davis wanted me back'

It appears they didn’t want him as a player because they felt that, with their aging team, they need youthful depth. They apparently never discussed the possibility that he would retire and become a coach. “Obviously LeBron and A.D. wanted me back,” said Dudley. “But we just couldn’t convince them.”
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“I talked to Rob and Kurt, I thanked them, but I told them, you’re valuing youth more than a locker room presence guy,” Dudley said. “I said, ‘I respect you for doing that, but I think you’re wrong,’” Half the players on the Lakers were recruited there by Dudley. Several younger players were mentored by Dudley. After Kyle Kuzma was traded earlier this month, someone on Twitter asked him to cite his greatest teammate, and he responded, “Duds and it’s not even close.”