Some Lakers followers would in all probability take a giant commerce over meals and water proper now.
However there isn’t a lot mild on the finish of the tunnel in that regard, no less than not by way of huge names coming to LA, in accordance with Adrian Wojnarowski.
“I don’t assume there’s any ‘huge huge’ offers for the Lakers on the market,” Woj stated on ESPN just lately.
“However I do assume they’re going to be energetic across the edges to attempt to enhance this workforce.”
For a lot of the season, a number of Lakers commerce chatter surrounded a possible deal involving Russell Westbrook.
However with Westbrook recovering from his bumpy begin to the season to common 23 factors, 7.7 rebounds and seven.9 assists over his final 9 video games, LA buying and selling him seems much less doubtless than ever.
Going ahead, it is going to be fascinating to see how (or if) the Lakers can enhance this workforce whereas holding onto the 2 future first-round picks that they so badly need to maintain.
Fred VanVleet, Eric Gordon and Bojan Bogdanovic are among the many gamers rumored to be out there.
However they might all include a better asking value than the Lakers are prepared to fulfill, given their hesitancy to commerce draft capital.
Both method, commerce talks often don’t warmth up till nearer to the deadline, so you’ll want to mark February 9 in your calendar.