Its not that the prospects being chosen are going to do much more than give us some viral moments as they go into the league. Rather, trades are the focus of draft night and the Los Angeles Lakers have given us our first big rumble in the offseason jungle.
According to Shams Charania, the Lakers and Wizards are discussing a trade that would send out Russell Westbrook to LA
. The Lakers and Wizards are engaged on a trade that would send Russell Westbrook to L.A., sources inform Stadium and The Athletic,” Shams screamed as the shockwave of his bomb shook NBA Twitter to its really core. “Westbrook wants a move elsewhere and the Lakers are his favored location, sources stated.
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Shams also outlines what the trade offer from the Lakers would be to net them Westbrook.
Lakers Get: Russell WestbrookWizards Get: Kyle Kuzma, Montrezl Harrell, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope.
Theres likewise the possibility that the Lakers would send the No. 22 pick in the draft back east as part of the bundle but that information is still unclear
Wizards secure Russell Westbrook. (Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports).
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The Los Angeles Lakers remain in talks to obtain Russell Westbrook in a trade that appears like a win-win for everybody included..
When NBA Draft night rolls around, you know things are going to get wild.