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Lakers draft rumors: Mitch Kupchak's phone 'ringing off the hook' with trade offers for second overall pick

It doesn't sound like he plans to trade it, however.

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There were rumors earlier today that the Chicago Bulls might be interested in offering the Los Angeles Lakers Jimmy Butler for the second overall pick in the draft. According to Ramona Shelberne of ESPN during an appearance on TV before the 2016 NBA Draft, they are far from the only team calling about the pick:

Well, first of all, Mitch should probably unplug his cell phone and put it somewhere safe if it keeps ringing off of its charger due to the frequency teams are calling him. Or, if Shelburne's additional comments prove true and aren't just Kupchak's way of generating leverage, then maybe he can turn it off entirely:

It sounds like barring anything totally unexpected, the Lakers aren't going to be setting off "trade rumor Twitter" with any fireworks tonight.

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