Report: Lakers acquire Anthony Davis in massive trade with Pelicans
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.