Unfortunately, James Posey is near a deal and it doesn’t involve the Lakers. Here is the latest on the 2x world champ and free agent:
FanNation: Celtics forward James Posey’s agent, Mark Bartelstien, said Sunday that there could be “something” contract-wise for his client on Monday. Bartelstien would not divulge the interested teams, but an NBA source said that the Hornets seem to be Boston’s main competition. The Celtics seem willing to give Posey the full $5.5 mid-level exception, but it seems doubtful that it will be offered more than two years. The 31-year-old seems interested in getting a four-year deal. Other teams potentially interested in Posey include Detroit, Washington and Cleveland.