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Lakers eye serious interest in Trae Young amid offseason speculations

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Amid swirling offseason speculations, the Los Angeles Lakers have emerged as serious contenders for Atlanta Hawks’ star Trae Young, per insights from NBA insider Eric Pincus of Bleacher Report.

Reports suggest that Young could potentially be on the move this summer, triggering interest from teams seeking to bolster their roster with the dynamic point guard.

Despite potential concerns about fit and style of play, the Lakers are reportedly intrigued by the possibility of pairing Young with Anthony Davis, forming a potent duo for the future.

While Young’s offensive prowess is undeniable, questions linger about his defensive capabilities and whether his playing style aligns seamlessly with LeBron James’ on-court approach.

As the Lakers contemplate their roster strategy, the allure of Young’s scoring ability and playmaking acumen could tip the scales in favor of pursuing the young All-Star guard.

For Young, a potential move to the Lakers would represent a shift in scenery and an opportunity to showcase his talents on a grand stage alongside established stars like James and Davis.

This season Young is averaging 25.7 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 10.8 assists in 36 minutes per game. He has three more years left on his five-year, $215 million contract, the final year is a player option.

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