This off-season commercial rumor spread across the NBA regarding star guards like Kyrie Irving, Russell Westbrook and Donovan Mitchell. And apparently, the Lakers They were seriously considering taking a big step but eventually decided to turn it down after failing to take down the star guards from Nets and Jazz.
while appearing in a file Brian Windhurst and The Hope Collective On the podcast, ESPN’s Dave McMenamin said the Lakers are ready to deal with first-round picks in order to get to Donovan Mitchell or Kyrie Irving.
In the end, those choices weren’t enough, and they decided not to engage with those choices for other players because they “didn’t feel they could get a player like either of these two people,” McMenamin said.
The Jazz ended with Mitchell’s exchange with the Cavaliers Three unprotected first round picks and two exchanges. The Lakers did not move Russell Westbrook and Irving chose his $37 million option with the Nets.
Los Angeles still has the options and can be used well to add a big name if one becomes available.
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