Could Jimmy Butler Join Kobe Bryant and the Lakers on a 1-Year Deal?

Jimmy Butler is one of the most sought-after free agents in 2015, with a qualifying offer standing between the Bulls and Butler's other interested parties. The Bulls' breakout star of 2014-15 only has one year left in his contract before becoming an unrestricted free agent in 2016. The Los Angeles Lakers are among the most prominent teams pursuing Butler this summer.

Will the Lakers be able to sign Butler to a one-year deal?

Bleacher Report's senior writer Kevin Ding joins Adam Lefkoe to break down the chances Jimmy Butler could be wearing purple and gold next season.


Read more Los Angeles Lakers news on


About the Author