No moves for the Lakers, and now they have to make it happen with the guys that they have on their roster. The Lakers watched the deadline come and go without any movement. There were a number of monumental deals done around the NBA on Thursday afternoon, but not one of them linked back to Los Angeles.
What trade did the Lakers make today?
The Los Angeles Lakers offered Russell Westbrook, Talen Horton-Tucker and a 2026 first-round draft pick to the Indiana Pacers for Malcolm Brogdon, ESPN’s Jonathan Givony reported on The Lowe Post podcast (1:47:10 mark).
Who did Lakers trade 2022?
|July 6, 2022||Signed G Lonnie Walker IV and F Marvin Bagley III.|
|July 1, 2022||Signed G Scotty Pippen Jr. and F Cole Swider to two-way contracts. Signed F Juan Toscano-Anderson. Signed G Troy Brown Jr. and C Damian Jones.|
Who did the Lakers pick up in free agency yesterday?
L.A. signed Lonnie Walker IV to a one-year deal worth $6.5 million, using its taxpayer midlevel exception, his agent, Rich Paul of Klutch Sports, confirmed to ESPN. The Lakers also agreed to a trio of veterans minimum signings.
Who did the Lakers just acquire?
The Lakers have picked up Kyle Kuzma, Ivica Zubac, Talen Horton-Tucker, Alex Caruso, Svi Mykhailiuk and Austin Reaves from the lower reaches of the draft pools over the past six years.
Who did the LA Lakers draft last night?
The Lakers took the first steps toward rebuilding their roster Thursday, trading into the NBA draft and selecting Michigan State’s Max Christie with the No. 35 pick.
Did the Lakers do any trades?
No moves for the Lakers, and now they have to make it happen with the guys that they have on their roster. The Lakers watched the deadline come and go without any movement.
Who are the Lakers trying to trade for?
Lakers still trying to trade for Kyrie Irving in a deal centered on Russell Westbrook, per report. Kevin Durant has reportedly requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets, and once he goes, Kyrie Irving, who just opted into his $36.5 million player option for the 2022-23 season, could soon follow.
Is Kyrie going to the Lakers?
Even though the Lakers talk is the hot rumor, ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan poured some cold water on it Friday on the latest Hoop Collective podcast. “I did a little digging around and my feeling is very strongly that while LeBron and Kyrie have kissed and made up, that Kyrie is not going there,” she said. “He’s just not.
Can Lakers cut Westbrook?
Marc Stein of Substack reports that the Lakers have no plans of cutting Russell Westbrook loose and eating the final year of his contract. Now that the Lakers head coach situation has been settled, the talk has turned back to the future of Russell Westbrook.
Who wants Kyrie?
According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the only team with real interest in acquiring Irving right now is the Los Angeles Lakers.
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