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SportNBA trade rumors: Lakers land Anthony Davis for huge assortment of players, picks

01:50  16 june  2019
01:50  16 june  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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The Lakers have landed Anthony Davis.

Los Angeles has acquired the All-Star center from the Pelicans for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round draft picks, including the No. 4 pick this year, according to ESPN.

It was rumored the Pelicans did not want to trade Davis to the Lakers because the team did not like the way agent Rich Paul handled the center's demands in the press, but ultimately it appears the package was too good to pass on.

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The Celtics also wanted Davis, but could not land him.

Paul told ESPN in January that Davis would not re-sign with the team and would prefer to be traded. He listed the Lakers as a preferred destination.

Los Angeles immediately tried to acquire the All-Star putting together packages that included every player on its roster at some point other than LeBron James, but a trade never happened at the deadline.

The Celtics were reportedly willing to put a package together including Jayson Tatum but that deal obviously did not get done.

Davis now joins James with the Lakers and will likely try to sign some kind of contract extension with the team.

And with the injuries to Warriors stars Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant and possible exodus of Durant to a New York team, the Lakers could very well now be the team to beat in the Western Conference.

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