Andre Iguodala to the Lakers: Guide to the Potential Move

Andre Iguodala was one name being tossed around as a possible addition to the Los Angeles Lakers in NBA trade rumors after the team's surprising 2010-11 postseason exit.

Including the player option for the 2013-14 campaign that Iguodala is likely to pick up, the versatile forward has approximately $44 million owed to him over the next three seasons—a gargantuan amount of money for the rebuilding Sixers to have outstanding moving forward.

The Sixers drafted Evan Turner second overall in 2010 and the club expects to match any offer that Thaddeus Young receives as a restricted free agent, so the team will have a logjam at the small forward position should they retain Iguodala.

Philadelphia won't be looking to simply move Iguodala in a straight salary dump, as the veteran's impact is often undervalued.

As a solid defender and excellent point forward, Iguodala's contributions might not always show up in the box score, but they're undoubtedly felt by his teammates.

Los Angeles would receive a sizable boost should the team be able to bring in Iguodala.

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