The Lakers could be one of those teams that pulls a last minute trade deadline trade. Julius Randle, Jordan Clarkson, Larry Nance Jr. and Luol Deng have all been mentioned in various Lakers trade scenarios. As the Lakers begin to prepare for free agency during the offseason, it will be fascinating to see what they do, if anything, before the trade deadline.
Note: for all 30 NBA teams potential trade deadline swaps, we are cataloguing the articles differently from our usual layup/mid range/deep from downtown structure. The reason being is the most informative five links to these trade rumors provide sufficient fodder for conversation. Beyond the five best links these conjectures can become a little superfluous. As always though you will know how much time to expect read, watching or listening to each one of these links as that information is always provided.
FIVE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT POTENTIAL LAKERS TRADE DEADLINE SWAPS
#1 Lakers aren’t looking to invest into Julius Randle long-term. (1 min read)
#2 Teams have offered first round picks for Jordan Clarkson & Julius Randle (2 min read)
#3 Joshua Toussaint of Hashtag Basketball proposes some interesting potential trade deadline deals for the Lakers. What do you think? (8 min read)
#4 The Lakers Nation pod discusses potential trade options with Alex Kennedy of HoopsHype. (44 min listen)
#5 Lakers trade deadline history via Real GM (3 min read)