Anthony Davis and LeBron James will partner together in Los Angeles for at least one year.
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports the Lakers have acquired AD in a massive trade with the New Orleans Pelicans that also involves LA’s number-four overall pick and three players from the Lakers current roster: Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball, and Josh Hart. The Lakers will also send two additional future first-round picks to New Orleans in the deal.
The Pelicans have agreed to a deal to trade Anthony Davis to the Lakers for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, and three first-round picks – including the No. 4 overall in 2019 Draft, league sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 15, 2019
The trade that was rumored for so long is now a reality. The Western Conference takes yet another new shape, and with questions about Kevin Durant’s future in Golden State and a large number of Houston Rockets on the trade block, the landscape could undergo another massive shift.
It remains to be seen how Portland attempts to stay involved in the off-season activity. Stay tuned to 1029TheGame.com for the latest.