NBA Rumors: Playing Fact or Fiction with Latest Lakers Trade Buzz
Earlier today, Sam Amico of Fox Sports reported that the Los Angeles Lakers were looking to make some trades before the draft. This makes sense for the team, seeing as how their sole pick at this point is the very last one, the 60th overall.
Given the team's needs, acquiring a first-round pick would improve prospects for the future. However, the scenarios that Amico presents are entirely unrealistic, specifically one involving power forward Pau Gasol.
In this hypothetical circumstance, the Cleveland Cavaliers would acquire the No. 2 pick from the Charlotte Bobcats and take Bradley Beal, whom the Washington Wizards Bleacher Report - Los Angeles Lakers
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