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The latest player the Los Angeles Lakers have shown interest in is veteran shooting guard Monta Ellis, who has been out of the league for over four years.

“After working out with the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks, Monta Ellis has received another interest from a contender in the Western Conference,” wrote Alder Almo of

“Los Angeles Lakers have reached out to Ellis‘ business manager Derrius Nelson of Dagger Basketball Agency, who quickly arranged a conference call with his client Monday.

“The Lakers, through their newly hired basketball operations coaching associate Jordan Henriquez-Roberts, have expressed interest in working out the veteran guard.”

Ellis, 35, played 12 seasons for 4 teams, including the Warriors and Pacers. He averaged 17.8 points, 4.6 assists, and 3.5 rebounds in 833 regular-season games and won 1 Most Improved Player award.