Lakers Trade Rumors
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In search of 3-and-D forwards, the Lakers have reportedly inquired about Kings forward Harrison Barnes to help balance the roster.
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.
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.
After 13 years in the NBA, Russell Westbrook understands that basketball is a business before anything else.
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.
Jerami Grant is a trade option for the Lakers. But is he a realistic one?
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.
DeAndre Jordan and Kent Bazemore may be on different teams soon.
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.
The Lakers are shipping Rajon Rondo out to the Cavaliers to open a roster spot, potentially for Stanley Johnson or Darren Collison.
It sounds like Rob Pelinka has been making calls to see what options the Lakers have.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the Lakers busy opening 24 hours of free agency, a trade involving Alex Caruso and Marc Gasol to the Timberwolves was reportedly discussed.
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.
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.
After a ton of rumors, the Lakers have acquired Russell Westbrook in a blockbuster trade with the Washington Wizards.
The Lakers had bigger, more unrealistic hopes for the summer, but Russell Westbrook was still really high on their priority list.
Montrezl Harrell picked up his contract option for next season, but that doesn’t mean he’ll necessary stay with the Lakers.
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.