NBA Trade News: Lakers sign Dylan Windler on two-way deal after G League star registers 33 rebound game

The latest news from the trade market today features the Los Angeles Lakers and the G-League star Dylan Windler. It was recently announced that Dylan Windler has signed a two-way deal with the Purple and Gold.

The Lakers were desperate for a much-needed change in their lineup as the current lineup was not able to produce results and is currently failing in the regular season with a losing streak. Lakers’ ace LeBron James recently expressed his crystal-clear views on the current situation of his team, and it seems the team has taken his words seriously, signing new reinforcements.

Lakers trade Dylan Windler

It is reported the Los Angeles Lakers have signed the G-League star Dylan Windler to a two-way contract. Under the two-way contract, Dylan Windler will be able to play both in the NBA and the G-League.

However, his pay would be significantly lower. Mark Bartelstein, Windler’s agent told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN that the 27-year-old has agreed to sign a two-way contract with the Lakers.

The Lakers would be waiving Alex Fudge from their current squad to make room for the Westchester Knicks star as per Anthony F. Irwin of the Lakers Lounge Podcast. Dylan had started the season as a player for the New York Knicks but was also a player for the Westchester Knicks in the G-League. He put up great numbers for the Knicks in the three games he played but was waived in December.

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Dylan Windler registers 33 rebound game in G League

The Westchester Knicks acquired Windler just two days after he was waived, and his best moment of the season came on Friday night. Dylan Windler set a single-game record in the G-League with his amazing performance that seems to have impressed the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Westchester player scored 22 points and collected a record 33 rebounds setting a record for the most rebounds by a player in a single game in the G-league.

The game ended up in a victory for the Westchester Knicks against the Delaware Blue Coats with a final score of 128-121. The possible and most favorable position for the G-league recruit in the Lakers would be to play as a small-ball four which would give the head coach Darwin Ham much-needed versatility in the squad.

However, it is still questionable how much playing time he will get given that the Lakers are trying their best to get every help they need with Zach LaVine trade rumors still floating around.

What do you think of this two-way signing by the Lakers? Do you think the Lakers should play Dylan Windler in as many games as they can? We are eager to hear your thoughts, so drop down in the comments and let us know.

Avi Shravan

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