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The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly “increasingly confident” that they can pry Bruce Brown away from the Denver Nuggets.

“The Lakers are increasingly confident they can sign Nuggets free-agent wing Bruce Brown Jr. for the non-taxpayer midlevel exception starting at a projected $12.4 million, multiple league sources not authorized to speak publicly on the matter told The Athletic,” wrote Jovan Buha.

Last season, Brown averaged 11.5 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 3.4 assists per game while knocking down 48.3 percent of his shots from the field and 35.3 percent of his attempts from beyond the arc.