Lakers Rumors Roundup: Trade interest in Cam Redish, LeBron extension

Lakers Rumors Roundup: Trade interest in Cam Redish, LeBron extension


While all Lakers Rumors swirling this offseason are focused on Russell Westbrook, and his $47 million cap hit isn’t the only goal. A familiar name could be a target this season and is the focus of recent reports and rumours.

Residues of interest

While his NBA career never blossomed, the Lakers have been interested in Cam Reddish over the years. Reddish came to Duke as a high school senior, but failed to live up to expectations there and repeated that pattern in the NBA.

However, the Lakers remain intrigued by Reddish despite years of underperformance, with recent reports linking him to him. Michael Scott of Whoops hype.

The Lakers were also interested in trading Knicks Future Cam Reddish, who could be part of a trade. Last offseason, the Lakers nearly acquired Redding as part of a blockbuster three-team trade talks between the Lakers, Knicks and Raptors at the time.

This report refers to the trade of three groups. Russell Westbrook and Donovan Mitchell included. But as stated, the desire of the Lakers goes to the end Back when Radish was a hawk. At the deadline, the shippers came close to making that deal. He would have made them red.But it never materialized.

It’s a little strange that the Lakers are so actively pursuing someone who has struggled mightily in the NBA, especially with their need to shoot and Redish’s inability to hit shots in his NBA career. But the last player they targeted in their defense was Malik Monk, who they felt had been misused or misunderstood, and that worked out well for the Lakers.

The latest on LeBron’s extension

of The Lakers, LeBron and Rich Paul met on Thursday on the first date on which the two parties may legally negotiate a contract for his extension. The talks were positive but ended without an agreement.

However, there doesn’t seem to be much cause for concern – at least not yet – according to Dave McMenamin ESPN appeared on NBA today on Friday and expressed optimism for Lakers fans.

With LeBron waiting longer for his extension, the Lakers are using that as leverage to make a move to trade Westbrook away, and certainly for Kyrie Irving. There have been few signs that LeBron is serious about leaving the franchise, but in the NBA, that can change very quickly.

Kuzama reprises the title of 2020

While Kyle Kuzma is no longer a Laker, he was a member of a title-winning team, forever giving him a special place in the hearts of Lakers fans.

He soon Appeared on Draymond Green’s podcast And they discussed the 2020 title in the bubble, along with the pressure that comes with not only playing for the Lakers, but playing with LeBron James.

The weight of those high expectations is too much for the players to bear. Kuzma has carried the weight of that expectation for his mistakes and the occasional disappointment, competing at a high level in the bubble and playing a vital role in the Lakers’ success in getting another ring.

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