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Lakers Trade Rumors

Report: Lakers hoping to play .500 basketball until December 15 before making trade

The Lakers reportedly have a new arbitrary deadline before they look to make a trade, this one coming on December 15 as they hope to play .500 ball until then.

Lakers reportedly offered Russell Westbrook, first round pick to Spurs for Josh Richardson, Doug McDermott

While the Pacers and Hornets have been the trades most discussed for Russell Westbrook, the Lakers reportedly put an offer on the table for the Spurs.

Lakers reportedly not discussing any Kyrie Irving trade with Nets

As controversy continues to surround him, Kyrie Irving is reportedly not drawing any trade interest from the Lakers or the rest of the NBA.

Lakers reportedly turned down Raptors trade of Khem Birch, first round pick for Talen Horton-Tucker last season

The Lakers have mismanaged a number of assets in recent seasons, including reportedly turning down a Talen Horton-Tucker trade that would have netted them a first round pick from Toronto.

Lakers among teams interested in trade for Bojan Bogdanovic

A familiar name has resurfaced as a potential trade option for the Lakers as they look to improve from their putrid start in sharpshooter Bojan Bogdanovic.

Report: Some within Lakers think LeBron James’ pro-Kyrie tweets are him advocating for the team to trade for him

The Lakers may not be out of the Kyrie Irving business just yet.

Report: Lakers promised LeBron they would compete to get him to extend, and he doesn’t want to waste another season

LeBron James is reportedly not happy with the state of the Lakers’ roster, and seems to want the team to make moves sooner rather than later.

Report: Lakers are receiving trade calls on Russell Westbrook, but aren’t shopping Anthony Davis

It does not sound like an Anthony Davis or Russell Westbrook trade is imminent.

Lakers reportedly covet Wizards guard Bradley Beal in trade

As the Lakers scan the league for potential trade targets, Wizards guard Bradley Beal is one of the team’s reported targets if he becomes available.

Rumor Roundup: Lakers leaning towards not trading picks, waiting on mystery star

Despite sitting at 2-8, it does not necessarily sound like help is on the way for the Lakers just yet.

Darvin Ham, unprompted, states the obvious about the Lakers’ salary cap situation

Darvin Ham made it clear that he — and by extension, LeBron James and Anthony Davis — need to realize there is not necessarily an easy fix on the way for the Lakers.

Lakers Trade Target Watch: Myles Turner explodes in win vs. Pelicans

Myles Turner looked like a perfect frontcourt partner for Anthony Davis as the Pacers beat the Pelicans.

Are we really doing this Anthony Davis trade nonsense again?

In an apparent speedrun attempt to cover all the notable storylines this season, we’ve already reached the point of debating whether the Lakers should trade Anthony Davis.

Lakers reportedly refused to offer Kyrie Irving long-term contract in trade in offseason

As part of their ongoing talks with Kyrie Irving and the Nets this past offseason, the Lakers reportedly never were willing to commit long-term to the guard.

The Jazz are reportedly more motivated than the Lakers to make a Russell Westbrook trade

With the Lakers remaining patient, the Utah Jazz look to be the team more motivated to do a Russell Westbrook trade as things stand.

Lakers reportedly view Gordon Hayward’s contract as ‘deterrent’ in Hornets trade

While the Lakers are reportedly interested in Terry Rozier, Gordon Hayward’s contract has served as a deterrent in a Russell Westbrook trade.

Myles Turner sounds like someone who wants to be a Laker

In an interesting interview with Adrian Wojnarowski, Myles Turner made the case for the Lakers to trade for him.

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Are the Lakers ever going to trade Russell Westbrook?

After a woefully unsuccessful tenure so far in Los Angeles, Russell Westbrook’s future will continue to be the subject of constant debates and rumors all year.

The Lakers reportedly haven’t stopped pitching multi-team trades around the league

Despite wanting to wait 20 games before making any big moves, the Lakers are still reportedly putting trade feelers out.

Lakers reportedly have ‘high’ interest in Hornets guard Terry Rozier

After pursuing a deal for him this summer, the Lakers remain very interested in Hornets guard Terry Rozier.

Lakers reportedly expected to resume trade talks with Jazz later in season

After having discussions with the Jazz this summer, the Lakers are expected to eventually resume those trade talks this season.

Lakers reportedly remaining patient on trade market, waiting for other teams to pivot

The Lakers slow start isn’t leading to any increased sense of urgency in the front office to make a trade to correct course.

Lakers reportedly turned down a trade for Bogdanović, Gay, and Conley

A rumored Lakers/Jazz trade would have turned Russell Westbrook into three veterans.

Rob Pelinka is reportedly expected to wait 20 games before making any trades

Don’t expect sudden changes to the Lakers roster despite an opening night loss to the Warriors as president of basketball operations Rob Pelinka is holding firm.

Draymond Green reportedly wants to be a Laker if he has to leave Golden State

As the situation in Golden State continues to play out — and dissolve — Draymond Green may have his eyes set on Southern California and the Lakers.

Lakers were reportedly at ‘one-yard line internally’ on dealing Russell Westbrook for Buddy Hield, Myles Turner

According to the latest reporting, the Lakers were really, really close to formally offering the Pacers both their first-round picks to take Russell Westbrook for Buddy Hield and Myles Turner.

LeBron James reportedly has not applied pressure to the Lakers to trade Russell Westbrook

Despite being in the latter stages of his career, LeBron James is not putting pressure on the Lakers to trade Russell Westbrook...yet.

Report: Lakers still might trade Russell Westbrook before the season, but Pacers won’t give up second-round picks for him

The Lakers and Pacers still appear to be at an impasse over a theoretical Russell Westbrook trade.

Lakers reportedly not having any ‘deep’ trade conversations with teams

After a busy offseason of trade discussions, the Lakers have seemingly put everything on pause as teams enter the training camp and the preseason.

Lakers reportedly still open to trading first round picks for long-term money

The Lakers held their chips over the summer when it came to trading their first round picks but they still remain ready to move at the right opportunity.

Report: Lakers were willing to include 2027, 2029 first-round picks for Donovan Mitchell, Kyrie Irving

The Lakers’ reservations toward including both their 2027 and 2029 first-round draft picks in trades this summer were not all-inclusive, as the team was open to doing so for Kyrie Irving and Donovan Mitchell.

Spurs reportedly interested in Russell Westbrook trade, could offer package of Josh Richardson, Jakob Poeltl

One of the teams not mentioned as much in the Russell Westbrook trade pursuit is the San Antonio Spurs, who could offer a package of role players to the Lakers in a deal.

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