Sessions Explains Opting Out of Lakers
The Lakers’ splashy offseason acquisitions could have become nothing more than a pipe dream had Ramon Sessions exercised his $4.66 million player option to stay for the 2013-14 season.
The Lakers signed Nash to a three-year, $27 million deal through a sign-and-trade with the Phoenix Suns in exchange for a flurry of draft picks.
Sessions then signed a two-year deal with the Charlotte Bobcats.
Sessions returned to Staples Center when the Lakers hosted the Bobcats on Tuesday, maintaining zero regrets on how he handled free agency.
“I really didn’t want to go into my contract year not knowing if I would be the starter, I would be the backup or that I’d be traded,” Sessions said.
“I jumped out, made the decision I made and I went with it.”