Kyrie Irving will he join the Los Angeles Lakers? The rumor has been talking a lot in the NBA for several weeks. And with the will of Kevin Durant to leave the Brooklyn Nets, the point guard also appears to be available through a trade.
Currently, the market looks extremely limited for the Melbourne native. In reality, the Californians would be absolutely alone on this issue. But the boss Rob Pelinka is visibly reluctant to sacrifice the future of the Angelenos for Irving.
According to HoopsHype journalist Michael Scotto, the Lakers refuse, for the moment, to sacrifice two choices in the first round of the NBA Draft (2027 and 2029) for the former Cleveland Cavaliers player. As the weeks go by, Los Angeles hopes that one choice will be enough to close a deal.
However, this is absolutely not about the trend. According to the latest indiscretions, the Nets have no intention of recovering Russell Westbrook. Thus, the Lakers will have to find a third team to participate in this operation.
And in this scenario, Los Angeles has a good chance of having to send a first-round pick to the Nets, and a first-round pick to the other team involved. After Anthony Daviswill the Lakers compromise their future again to bring in a superstar?
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