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According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Patrick Beverley trade to the Los Angeles Lakers is complete. Talen Horton-Tucker and Stanley Johnson join the Utah Jazz. Beverley, 34, returns to Los Angeles after spending 2017 to 2021 with the Clippers.

The Los Angeles Lakers legend Earvin Magic Johnson took to Twitter to react to the news: “I used to hate Patrick Beverly when he played against my Lakers lol but now I love him because he’s on our team and he’s going to help my Lakers get to the playoffs!”