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Lakers Trade Rumors

Lakers Rumor Roundup: LeBron James trade speculation, L.A. blames Frank Vogel for Russell Westbrook failure

The Lakers may be exploring multiple options this offseason and trading LeBron James won’t be one of them, though having Russell Westbrook return could be.

Lakers Rumor Roundup: Darvin Ham gets permission to interview, Mark Jackson doesn’t have ‘a strong chance’ to get job

The Lakers have been granted permission to interview Bucks assistant Darvin Ham, who appears to be much more of a real option to be the team’s next head coach than Mark Jackson. Plus, some trade rumors!

Russell Westbrook deletes all Instagram posts referencing Lakers, Rockets or Wizards

Russell Westbrook has spent the last three years playing for the Rockets, Wizards and Lakers, but he deleted all his posts about all of those teams, leaving only references to one team left on his Instagram: The Oklahoma City Thunder.

Lakers Rumor Roundup: No one wants Russell Westbrook, and L.A. may not want John Wall, either

We have the latest update on the persistent John Wall and Russell Westbrook trade rumors, as well as some more intel on how much Malik Monk is likely to make in free agency.

Report: Indiana, Charlotte emerging as teams that may trade for Russell Westbrook

All signs point to the Lakers having suitors for Russell Westbrook this summer, with the Charlotte Hornets and Indiana Pacers emerging as the early favorites.

Report: Rockets may have settled for 2027 pick swap in John Wall-Russell Westbrook trade

The latest report on the proposed John Wall-Russell Westbrook trade shows how unwilling the Lakers were to include any assets in a deal.

The Lakers tried to trade Russell Westbrook for Buddy Hield because irony is apparently dead

The Lakers may not have made a move at the NBA trade deadline, but they did try their hands at accidental improv comedy.

Lakers had deals for Cam Reddish, Christian Wood, John Wall and Russell Westbrook fall apart before deadline

The Los Angeles Lakers are stuck with their current team, as they couldn’t get any real traction on deals at the NBA trade deadline.

2022 Lakers Trade Rumors Tracker and Deadline Discussion Thread

We’ll be keeping an updating list of all the reputable Lakers trade rumors leading up to the 2022 NBA trade deadline here.

Russell Westbrook Rumors: Knicks have had ‘no Russ conversations,’ Rockets still want first-round pick in any salary dump

Russell Westbrook hasn’t just worn out his welcome with the Lakers, but also torpedoed his trade value across the league.

Report: Lakers ‘aggressive’ in pursuit of Cam Reddish in 3-way deal with Knicks, Raptors, would also get Alec Burks

The Lakers might have found takers for Talen Horton-Tucker and Kendrick Nunn before the NBA trade deadline.

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Lakers Trade Rumors: The latest on Russell Westbrook, Cam Reddish 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.

Russell Westbrook misses first game of season with back tightness on night before NBA trade deadline

Let the conspiracy theories begin.

The Lakers are reportedly telling teams they won’t include 2027 first-round pick in trades

It doesn’t sound like the Lakers are in a rush to spend their 2027 first-round pick to save this possibly doomed season at the NBA trade deadline.

Reports: Lakers’ own players don’t see standing pat at NBA trade deadline as ‘a viable option’

Things have gone so poorly for the Lakers that not even the players on the roster think the team can sit tight and hope for internal improvement after the NBA trade deadline.

The Lakers have accepted that the Russell Westbrook experiment was a failure

One day before the NBA trade deadline, the Lakers have come to the same realization as anyone watching them this year: That bringing in Russell Westbrook alongside LeBron James and Anthony Davis was a mistake.

Report: Lakers continued to be ‘linked’ to Terrence Ross in trade talks

Terrence Ross wouldn’t really fix much of what ails the Lakers, but the team is being linked to him in trade rumors anyway.

A TikTok model is trying to recruit Myles Turner to the Lakers

The NBA trade deadline is on Thursday, but TikTok influencer @itspikaaaa is trying to get Myles Turner to the Lakers before then.

The Athletic reports latest Lakers rumors they’re hearing ahead of NBA trade deadline

Multiple writers at The Athletic previewed what Lakers rumors they’re hearing as the NBA trade deadline approaches on Thursday.

Trade Rumors Roundup: L.A. interested in Josh Richardson, new backup center

In search of help on the wing, the Lakers may be looking at Boston Celtics guard Josh Richardson to help solve some of their issues at the NBA trade deadline, but he’s not their only target.

LeBron James comments on NBA trade deadline, Russell Westbrook rumors

LeBron James made his feelings heard when it comes to what is going on with Russell Westbrook, the Lakers, and the NBA trade deadline. You just had to do a little reading between the lines to see it.

Report: Lakers are trying to trade Dwight Howard, DeAndre Jordan and Kent Bazemore

A new Lakers player has now been reported in trade rumors, as the team is reportedly shopping Dwight Howard in addition to the previously reported DeAndre Jordan and Kent Bazemore.

Trade Rumor Roundup: Lakers looking to move Kent Bazemore, Paul Millsap potential buyout target

The Lakers may not be active at the top of the trade market but they are still focused on potentially making moves further down the roster with Kent Bazemore and Talen Horton-Tucker

Report: Lakers offered Talen Horton-Tucker to Kings for Buddy Hield

The Lakers are still trying to get Buddy Hield, offering a deal centered around Talen Horton-Tucker for the Kings sharpshooter, but Sacramento (understandably) said no.

Rumor: Lakers may have moved on from Jerami Grant pursuit

Jerami Grant has been one of the most-discussed names on the trade market as the deadline nears, but it doesn’t sound like the Lakers will be able to bring the forward to Los Angeles.

Lakers shopping Kendrick Nunn, Talen Horton-Tucker, first round pick around league

In search of some type of upgrade to the roster, the Lakers are reportedly shopping around their three best trade assets in Kendrick Nunn, Talen Horton-Tucker and a future first round pick across the league prior to the NBA trade deadline.

Report: NBA teams expect Lakers to target Terrence Ross again at NBA trade deadline

Could Terrence Ross be the type of smaller upgrade who could help the Lakers in a trade? Probably not, but expect to hear his name linked to them anyway.

Lakers have offered 2027 first-round pick to Pistons in Jerami Grant package

The Lakers haven’t been able to get the Pistons to send them Jerami Grant yet, but they are making pretty much their best possible trade offer for the midseason market’s most coveted player.

Report: Rockets would accept Russell Westbrook for John Wall trade... if Lakers attached first-round pick

How considerate of the Rockets.

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.