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Big man Andre Drummond has agreed to a contract buyout with the Cleveland Cavaliers and will become a free agent. According to Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times, the NBA title-defending Los Angeles Lakers appear to be front runners to add 2-time NBA All-Star.

The 27-year-old averaged 17.5 points, 13.5 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.2 blocks and 1.6 steals through 25 games for Cleveland this season.