Jordan Hill is just one of the Lakers' many free agents

Several Lakers players each spent 20 to 30 minutes with Coach Mike D'Antoni and General Manager Mitch Kupchak on Thursday in individual "exit meetings."

It was a chance to reflect on the season and figure out how to improve their game during the off-season. And one last opportunity to sell themselves.

Only four Lakers have guaranteed contracts next season, and one of them, Nick Young, will decline a player option for $1.2 million.

No better time to start looking toward the next contract than now.

Jordan Hill quietly had a career year with the Lakers, averaging 9.7 points and 7.4 rebounds, his most ever in those categories.

But it is tough to envision him returning to the Lakers. He made $3.5 million this season and never really showed the consistency desired by D'Antoni, who said a few times that Hill was limited because he fatigued quickly.

"I think I'm a good fit for any team," Hill, 26, said Thursday. "Great rebounder, energy guy. I play hard 24-7. I definitely alter, block shots."

Will he be back with the Lakers?

"It's tough to say right now," Hill said. "I had a great time here, whatever happens."

Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash and Robert Sacre are the only Lakers besides Young with guaranteed contracts next season.


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