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LA Lakers lose Avery Bradley for NBA restart
ESPN story on starting Los Angeles Lakers guard Avery Bradley opting-out of Orlando. "As committed to my Lakers teammates and the organization as I am, I ultimately play basketball for my family."JR Smith is one option to replace him.
At forefront of Bradley's decision to remain w/ his family is the well-being of the oldest of his 3 children. His 6-year old son has a history of struggling to recover from respiratory illnesses and would’ve been unlikely to be medically cleared to enter bubble with his family.