Lakers explored a deal for Eric Bledsoe before trading for Dennis Schroder

Eric Bledsoe
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According to Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated, the Los Angeles Lakers were looking to acquire the Milwaukee Bucks point guard Eric Bledsoe prior to the Dennis Schroder trade.

Last season, Bledsoe averaged 14.9 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 5.4 assists per game, while shooting at 47.5 percent from the floor and 34.4 percent from three.