Montrezl Harrell was part of the Los Angeles Lakers roster this season. While Harrell showed some signs of being able to be a source of instant offense off the bench during the regular season, coach Frank Vogel elected to reduce his minutes during the playoffs. Montrezl Harrell is a free agent this offseason, and he could potentially go to another team where he'd be able to have a larger role.
The Los Angeles Lakers could potentially lose Montrezl Harrell for nothing this offseason, but there is still a chance that he could accept his player option, and be part of a trade that could help the Lakers acquire Sacramento Kings sharpshooter Buddy Hield. An article by Michael Scotto of Hoops Hype has revealed that Harrell is "50-50" on using his $9.7 million option.
Montrezl Harrell’s decision on his $9.7 million player option is considered a genuine “50-50” either way at this stage, multiple league sources told HoopsHype.