Patrick Beverley, LeBron James
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According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Los Angeles Lakers are in advanced talks on a trade to acquire the Utah Jazz veteran guard Patrick Beverley for Talen Horton-Tucker and Stanley Johnson.

The Lakers and Jazz are expected to finalize the deal on Thursday morning, delivering Patrick Beverley to LA after a brief stayover with the Jazz. No picks were involved in the deal.

Over the past five seasons, Beverley, 34, has held opponents to 41.9% shooting as the closest defender, second best among players defending 2,000 shots, via ESPN.