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SportPelicans could trade No. 4 pick just acquired from Lakers, report says

03:25  16 june  2019
03:25  16 june  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

NBA Draft 2019 rumors: Lakers 'active in trade talks' surrounding No. 4 pick

NBA Draft 2019 rumors: Lakers 'active in trade talks' surrounding No. 4 pick The Lakers finished 2018-19 with a 37-45 record and missed the playoffs for a sixth straight season.

As it stands with the No . 4 pick , the Lakers are projected to have around -37 million in cap As Pelinka said , there are countless ways the Lakers could go with this unexpected top- four pick . If the Lakers follow these steps, the reported dysfunction of the past month may slowly begin to fade

The Los Angeles Lakers ' package for an Anthony Davis trade is taking shape and it all may depend on who is available with the No . 4 pick in the NBA draft. While the Pelicans obviously are locked in on seeing what happens with the No . 4 pick , it appears the situation with Kyle Kuzma could be worth

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The Pelicans could have more in the works.

New Orleans traded star big man Anthony Davis to the Lakers on Saturday in exchange for Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart and three first-round picks, including the No. 4 pick in the 2019 NBA draft, according to an ESPN report. Multiple teams have shown "significant interest" in trading for the No. 4 pick, and New Orleans is willing to listen.

The Pelicans acquired a staggering amount of young assets from Los Angeles and have the No. 1 pick in next week's draft — presumably Duke star Zion Williamson. Regardless, conversations about possible deals for the No. 4 pick are expected to take place for the "next few days," the report states.

Los Angeles made blockbuster offers when Davis asked New Orleans for a trade in February, but it appears like the Lakers' unexpected success in this year's draft lottery sweetened the deal. The Pelicans also engaged in discussions with Boston, but its refusal to move Jayson Tatum apparently caused a halt in negotiations.

Lakers trade rumors: Los Angeles has ‘made progress’ on multi-team deal for Anthony Davis

Lakers trade rumors: Los Angeles has ‘made progress’ on multi-team deal for Anthony Davis The Celtics are also discussing a potential trade for Davis, according to ESPN. Davis would be open to playing with the Lakers and star LeBron James, his agent, Rich Paul told Sports Illustrated in a recent interview. “My thing is: Take LeBron off the Lakers. Are the Lakers not a great destination for an arguably top-two player that went to Kentucky and won a national championship, signed with Nike?” Paul said. “For a team that’s had centers from George Mikan to Wilt Chamberlain to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Shaq? “So now, when you add LeBron, that’s what? The cherry on top. LeBron’s 34 years old.

After failing to acquire Anthony Davis at the 2019 NBA Trade Deadline, the expectation was the The Lakers might have an opportunity to keep their No . 4 pick should they agree to part with Kuzma. When the Lakers first approached the Pelicans on a potential Davis trade , reports indicated their

The Los Angeles Lakers are no longer looking to acquire NBA star Anthony Davis before Thursday's trade deadline because the New Orleans Pelicans were seeking six to eight draft picks . The person said the Lakers were not willing to give up the six to eight draft picks the Pelicans sought for Davis.

While New Orleans finished 2018-19 with a 33-49 record and missed the postseason, its summer haul could set up success for years to come.

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