The 2021 NBA Trade Deadline passed without the Los Angeles Lakers making a trade. Now the Lakers focus shifts to NBA buyout candidates. Are the Lakers the frontrunners for free-agent center Andre Drummond after he and the Cleveland Cavaliers agreed to a buyout?
According to reports, the Lakers were very interested in Kyle Lowry leading up to the 2021 NBA Trade Deadline. The Toronto Raptors were willing to trade Lowry but wanted Dennis Schroder, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, and Talen Horton-Tucker. That price was too high for Rob Pelinka and the Lakers. Should the Lakers have made that trade?
The Lakers are 0-4 since LeBron James got hurt and Anthony Davis hasn’t played since February. Could Davis return soon? According to Chris Haynes, Davis is expected back before LeBron, but it could still be a couple more weeks until he returns.