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Lakers Trade Rumors

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.

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.

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.