Lonzo Ball
Photo: Jerome Miron/USA TODAY Sports

According to Marc Stein of The New York Times, the Los Angeles Clippers are exploring trade routes to acquiring the New Orleans Pelicans star guard Lonzo Ball before next Thursday’s NBA trade deadline.

Ball is having the best season of his career so far. The 23-year-old is averaging a career-high 14.2 points per contest while shooting a career-best 38.5% from deep.