Dennis Schroder can return to the Los Angeles Lakers

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Dennis Schroder can return to the Los Angeles Lakers

Dennis Schroder can return to the Los Angeles Lakers. With the Californian team, Schroder made an average of 15.4 points and 5.8 assists in the 2020-21 season. Schroder, who joined the Lakers after a season in Oklahoma City that ended with second place in the rankings for the sixth man of the year award, had turned down a multi-year extension offer from the Lakers front office of 84 million during the season.

dollars, only to find themselves as a free agent at the end of the year without concrete offers. Now, according to Marc Stein, Schroder could return to Los Angeles, depending on how he shapes the Lakers roster, and whether Russell Westbrook is still in the yellow-purple franchise.

After the experiences between Boston and Houston, Schroder could then return to the Lakers to modify the memory of his passage to Los Angeles.

Schroder's highlights

Born in Braunschweig in 1993 to a German father and Gambian mother, after his father's death in 2009 he helped his mother who was a hairdresser.

He is of the Muslim religion. In September 2017 he was arrested for fighting. He plays as a point guard, he is gifted with great speed, so much so that he is one of the fastest players in the NBA. He is an instinctive player, who often puts enthusiasm in his plays.

Although he prefers to go into penetration, he is also a good passer. He is nicknamed the German Rondo as he has been compared to Rajon Rondo. On November 18, 2020, Schröder was traded by the Los Angeles Lakers for Danny Green and the rights to the first pick of the 2020 draft, Jaden McDaniels.

On December 22, 2020, Schröder, making his Lakers debut, scored 14 points, 12 rebounds and 8 assists in the 116–109 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. He was also called up for Eurobasket 2017, where, following Dirk Nowitzki's farewell to the national team, he became the leader of his national team.

This time around, however, the team went further to stop in the quarterfinals against Spain, and Schröder improved his points average to 23.7 points per game scoring 32 points against Ukraine, 26 against Lithuania and 27 in the quarter-final defeat. with Spain.