Lakers Trade Rumors
The Lakers are ‘done’ at the NBA trade deadline. Here’s how the roster looks now
The Lakers played a massive game of musical chairs at the NBA trade deadline. We rounded up who and what Rob Pelinka sent out, and the players and picks coming back, all in one place.
Lakers trade for Mo Bamba from Magic for Patrick Beverley
The Lakers will reportedly send out Patrick Beverley to the Magic for big man Mo Bamba as they continue to rework their roster.
Lakers reportedly trade Thomas Bryant to Nuggets for Davon Reed, 3 second-round picks
The Lakers are selling high on Thomas Bryant, sending him to the Nuggets for Davon Reed and picks to open up minutes for Jarred Vanderbilt and Wenyen Gabriel.
2023 Lakers Trade Rumors Tracker and Discussion Thread: The latest on what L.A. may do
Leading up to the 2023 NBA trade deadline, we’ll be keeping an updating list of all the Lakers trade rumors from reputable sources here.
BREAKING: Suns trade for Kevin Durant as Pacific Division arms race heats up
By trading for Kevin Durant, the Suns just became the favorites in this year’s Pacific Division, and maybe the 2023 Western Conference as a whole.
Lakers trade Russell Westbrook for D’Angelo Russell, Jarred Vanderbilt and Malik Beasley
The Lakers have reportedly agreed to trade Russell Westbrook to the Utah Jazz, ending his tenure in Los Angeles.
JJ Redick says he’s heard Russell Westbrook to Jazz trade is ‘close to being done’
Could the Lakers and Jazz finally be set to make a trade? According to one literal NBA insider, the answer is yes.
LeBron James still feels like he could win championships ‘for any franchise’
After his final game before the NBA trade deadline, LeBron James appeared to get one last jab at the Lakers front office in on national television.
Lakers among teams reportedly linked to OG Anunoby
Along with basically the rest of the league, the Lakers have now been linked with Raptors wing OG Anunoby ahead of the trade deadline.
Report: Lakers discussed Mike Conley, Malik Beasley for Russell Westbrook, 2 picks trade with Jazz
With the NBA trade deadline just two days away, the Lakers are once again being linked to the Utah Jazz.
Lakers linked to Fred VanVleet, Bogdan Bogdanovic and Mike Conley in latest trade rumors
The Lakers are once again being connected to a few familiar names — and a couple of new ones! — as the NBA trade deadline gets closer.
Why the Lakers were not willing to increase their trade offer for Kyrie Irving
The Lakers pursued Kyrie Irving in a trade but would not include Austin Reaves or Max Christie in the deal as they view them as part of the future.
Report: Lakers willing to trade Patrick Beverley, Lonnie Walker; but wouldn’t include Max Christie, Austin Reaves for Kyrie
We already knew that the Lakers had Patrick Beverley on the trade block, but it seems like Lonnie Walker IV is joining him there. Max Christie and Austin Reaves, however, are not.
Lakers reportedly eyeing Bulls, Raptors, Hornets, Jazz and Spurs in wake of Kyrie Irving whiff
The Lakers still have a few teams they’re hoping they can make deals with even after missing out on a trade for Kyrie Irving.
Report: Lakers had ‘serious concerns about’ Kyrie Irving’s ‘professionalism and availability’
The Lakers definitely tried to trade for Kyrie Irving, but the organization was at least somewhat concerned about his reliability issues.
Rumor Roundup: What the Lakers offered for Kyrie Irving, and why the Nets sent him to Mavericks instead
The Nets reportedly had no interest in sending Kyrie Irving to the Lakers, even with L.A. including both their 2027 and 2029 first-round draft picks.
BREAKING: Mavericks trade for Kyrie Irving, end long Lakers/Nets trade saga
The Nets are sending Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks, meaning the Lakers will have to look elsewhere for NBA trade deadline upgrades.
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Lakers Trade Rumors: All the latest on Russell Westbrook, Zach LaVine, DeMar DeRozan and more
It’s a new year but the amount of rumors stay the same when it comes to the Lakers and the trade deadline as Russell Westbrook could be on his way out and Myles Turner, Buddy Hield and others could be on their way to Los Angeles.
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Lakers Trade Rumors: Tracking the latest on Kyrie Irving
As the Lakers and Nets continue negotiations in a deal for Kyrie Irving, stay up to date with the latest news regarding the trade discussions.
Report: Lakers willing to go all-in on trade for Kyrie Irving, but only if he accepts a two-year deal
After waiting and waiting and waiting, Kyrie Irving may represent the player the Lakers are ready to push all their chips into the middle of the table for, draft picks and young players included.
Report: Nets ‘determined’ to trade Kyrie Irving as Clippers join fray
The new battle for Los Angeles? A trade market showdown between the Lakers and Clippers to secure the services of Kyrie Irving, who the Nets are proceeding like they want to dump.
Reports: Kyrie Irving to sit out until Nets trade him, and possibly rest of season if they don’t
Don’t expect to see Kyrie Irving in a Nets uniform before the NBA trade deadline, and possibly not after, either.
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Are the Lakers ever going to trade Russell Westbrook?
After a woefully unsuccessful first year in Los Angeles, Russell Westbrook’s future will continue to be the subject of constant debates and rumors all season.
Rumor Roundup: Kyrie Irving sits out, update on Russell Westbrook trade talks
The Lakers are talking with the Hornets and Jazz about a Russell Westbrook trade, and Kyrie Irving is sitting out tonight as conversations ramp up.
How the Lakers getting Rui Hachimura may have prompted Kyrie Irving’s trade demand
There is a convincing case to be made that the Lakers dealing for Rui Hachimura may have been the first domino in a cascade that eventually led to Kyrie Irving making his latest trade demand.
Kyrie Irving requests trade, Mavericks, Lakers, Suns expected to talk with Nets
The Lakers were linked to Kyrie Irving all summer long. Now that he's asked the Nets to trade him, it seems they will pursue him again.
Report: Lakers, Mavericks don’t have interest in giving Kyrie Irving long-term contract he wants
Kyrie Irving is asking the Nets to trade him because he wants more money. The Lakers and Mavericks don’t want to give it to him. What are we doing here, again?
Lakers reportedly ‘aren’t interested’ in Kyrie Irving trade that includes Austin Reaves or Max Christie
The Lakers like Max Christie and Austin Reaves a lot, and reportedly have no desire to include them in a Kyrie Irving trade.
Lakers could reportedly trade Russell Westbrook for Terry Rozier
The Lakers are once again being linked to a potential Russell Westbrook for Terry Rozier deal.
LeBron James, Phil Handy post cryptic tweets in wake of Kyrie Irving trade demand
We all know two Lakers figures who would love the team to trade for Kyrie Irving: Phil Handy and LeBron James.
Report: Lakers talked Russell Westbrook trade with Jazz as NBA trade deadline approaches
With less than a week to go until the NBA trade deadline, it seems like we should buckle up for plenty more rumors about what the Lakers will do with Russell Westbrook.
Lakers Rumors Roundup: Bojan Bogdanovic trade unlikely, Lakers waiting until summer for trade?
One of the Lakers top trade targets in Bojan Bogdanovic may have been told he’s staying in Detroit, but the Lakers themselves may be waiting until the summer for a trade.