Blake heads from Clippers to Lakers

Updated: July 8, 2010, 2:10 PM ET
By Chris Sheridan | ESPN.com

LOS ANGELES -- The NBA champions have a new point guard: Steve Blake.

Blake told Portland radio station 95.5 FM that he agreed to a four-year deal on Friday. An NBA source said the deal is for $16 million. Blake turned down overtures from five other teams for a chance to play alongside Kobe Bryant and under coach Phil Jackson as Los Angeles goes for a three-peat next season.

Blake will earn a $4 million salary in each of the four seasons, with all the money guaranteed. He also earned ...

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