NBA Rumors: Dennis Schröder Considered Suns, Raptors Before Rejoining Lakers

Dennis Schröder rejoined the Los Angeles Lakers on a one-year, $2.64 million deal on Friday, but it appears he considered a couple of other options before choosing the Purple and Gold.

Schröder considered signing with the Toronto Raptors and Phoenix Suns before landing with the Lakers, The Athletic and Stadium's Shams Charania said during an appearance on Bally Sports' The Rally on Friday.

The Raptors previously expressed interest in signing Schröder when he became a free agent after the 2020-21 campaign, so it's no surprise they revisited negotiations with the veteran this summer.

Schröder would have been a solid depth addition for the Raptors behind Fred VanVleet and would have put Toronto one step closer to competing with the top teams in the Eastern Conference

The Suns had also been linked to Schröder throughout the summer and he would've added some depth behind Chris Paul on a Phoenix bench that includes Cameron Payne and Landry Shamet.

That said, it appears the opportunity to reunite with LeBron James and Anthony Davis was just too good to turn down.

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