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Lakers Trade Rumors

Report: Lakers have explored trade for Harrison Barnes

In search of 3-and-D forwards, the Lakers have reportedly inquired about Kings forward Harrison Barnes to help balance the roster.

Report: The Lakers are shopping Talen Horton-Tucker across trade market

The Lakers are low on valuable trade assets, so it should come as no surprise that they’re shopping one of their most valuable in Talen Horton-Tucker.

Lakers Trade Rumors: The latest on L.A.’s interest in Myles Turner, Jerami Grant

The Lakers may not have enough to get a blockbuster deal done at the trade deadline, whether for Myles Turner or Jerami Grant, or anyone else.

Russell Westbrook says he isn’t bothered by trade rumors

After 13 years in the NBA, Russell Westbrook understands that basketball is a business before anything else.

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Lakers Trade Rumors: The latest on Russell Westbrook, Jerami Grant and more

As always, the Lakers figure to be at the center of trade rumors in the coming weeks as the NBA trade deadline approaches, with Russell Westbrook’s future in Los Angeles and the pursuit of Jerami Grant two of the hottest storylines.

Report: The Lakers have ‘interest’ in Myles Turner trade

With Myles Turner reportedly available on the NBA trade market, the Lakers are among the teams to make it known that they’d like to deal for the Pacers big man.

The Lakers are among several teams reportedly trying to trade for Jerami Grant

Jerami Grant is a trade option for the Lakers. But is he a realistic one?

NBA teams aren’t really interested in trading for Russell Westbrook

Even if the Lakers wanted to trade Russell Westbrook at midseason, there isn’t a lot of reason to believe that NBA teams would be lining up to take him.

Lakers reportedly looking to offload DeAndre Jordan, Kent Bazemore for roster spots

DeAndre Jordan and Kent Bazemore may be on different teams soon.

Lakers, Cavs expand Rajon Rondo trade to include Knicks and save on luxury taxes

We now know why the Lakers and Cavaliers were taking so long on the Rajon Rondo trade, as the now-larger deal will send Denzel Valentine to the Knicks and get the Lakers some cash as they open up a roster spot.

Report: Lakers trade Rajon Rondo to Cavaliers to free up roster spot

The Lakers are shipping Rajon Rondo out to the Cavaliers to open a roster spot, potentially for Stanley Johnson or Darren Collison.

Lakers have reportedly been ‘active’ in the trade market

It sounds like Rob Pelinka has been making calls to see what options the Lakers have.

Report: Lakers have had ‘internal discussions’ about trading Russell Westbrook

Could the Lakers actually move Russell Westbrook in a trade? The team has apparently talked about it, but it still feels wildly unlikely for a few reasons.

Report: Lakers, Trail Blazers among teams chasing Jerami Grant in trade talks with Pistons

One of the most theorized Lakers trade targets — Pistons forward Jerami Grant — could be on the table. But the Trail Blazers are chasing him too, and injuries could complicate things.

The Lakers are reportedly interested in a Ben Simmons trade, but it’s hard to see a realistic path to a deal

While it wouldn’t be the easiest deal to manufacture, the Lakers are reportedly one of a number of teams interested in trading for Ben Simmons.

Lakers reportedly interested in trading for Pacers guard Jeremy Lamb, waiting to see if fully healthy

A 3-and-D wing option, Jeremy Lamb has reportedly drawn interest from the Lakers, who would have a hard time making a trade work.

LeBron James reportedly preferred Russell Westbrook trade over Buddy Hield deal

A last-minute switch from trading for Buddy Hield to trading for Russell Westbrook may have been fueled by LeBron James’ preference for the former MVP.

Lakers to receive three second-round picks in Russell Westbrook trade

Rob Pelinka and the Lakers front office managed to squeeze a few extra second-round picks out of the Wizards in the massive five-team trade.

Lakers considered salary dumping Marc Gasol in trade with Timberwolves

In the Lakers busy opening 24 hours of free agency, a trade involving Alex Caruso and Marc Gasol to the Timberwolves was reportedly discussed.

Kings, Wizards reportedly uninterested in Dennis Schröder, likely ruling out Buddy Hield trade

Despite a fan-driven theory of a potential three-team trade to land Buddy Hield and Russell Westbrook, the Kings and Wizards are reportedly uninterested in Schröder, likely nixing the possibility.

Players in Buddy Hield trade were reportedly ‘kind of blindsided’ when it fell apart

It sounds like the Russell Westbrook trade came together quickly for the Lakers. So quickly that players in it reportedly really thought they were headed to the Kings in exchange for Buddy Hield.

Lakers, Wizards have completed trade for Russell Westbrook

After a ton of rumors, the Lakers have acquired Russell Westbrook in a blockbuster trade with the Washington Wizards.

Russell Westbrook was reportedly ‘Plan B’ for Lakers in offseason

The Lakers had bigger, more unrealistic hopes for the summer, but Russell Westbrook was still really high on their priority list.

Montrezl Harrell opts in to player option, will likely be traded

Montrezl Harrell picked up his contract option for next season, but that doesn’t mean he’ll necessary stay with the Lakers.

Report: Lakers doing ‘due diligence’ on possible trade for Ricky Rubio

The Lakers could acquire Ricky Rubio — a player who has given them problems in the past — in an offseason trade.

Spurs would reportedly be willing to help DeMar DeRozan get to Lakers in sign-and-trade for Kyle Kuzma

A sign-and-trade for DeMar DeRozan would hard cap the Lakers, who would likely send out Kyle Kuzma to entice the Spurs to help DeRozan come home.

Lakers reportedly ‘really like’ Kentucky’s Isaiah Jackson, would need to trade up in draft to select him

While Isaiah Jackson makes a lot of sense for the Lakers, it will be really tough for them to move up in the draft for him.

Lakers among teams interested in Landry Shamet, could include No. 22 pick in trade

In a different type of trade rumor this offseason, the Lakers could be looking to trade the No. 22 pick in Thursday’s draft for Nets guard Landry Shamet.

Lakers offered Kyle Kuzma, No. 22 pick to Pacers for No. 13 pick

The Lakers’ goals of moving up in the 2021 NBA Draft and shopping Kyle Kuzma around the league may not be mutually exclusive.

Montrezl Harrell ‘50-50’ on opting out of contract, could be traded if he opts in

As he contemplates his future with the Lakers, Montrezl Harrell is still reportedly uncertain about what to do with his player option.

Reports: Lakers have offered Kyle Kuzma and/or Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to basically every team in NBA, ‘several teams’ interested in Kuzma

The Lakers are trying to get better this summer, so it’s not surprising that two of their most moveable contracts — Kyle Kuzma and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope — are on the trade block.

Lakers, Kings have discussed trade involving Buddy Hield, Kyle Kuzma

As the Lakers continue to search for ways to improve their roster, a trade with the Kings centered around Buddy Hield and Kyle Kuzma has been discussed.