BREAKING: Russell Westbrook OFFICIALLY Traded To The Los Angeles Lakers | Latest Lakers News

Lakers Breaking News: The Los Angeles Lakers have traded for Russell Westbrook! Westbrook played on the Washington Wizards last season. Washington is sending Kyle Kuzma, Montrezl Harrell, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and a 2021 first-round pick to the Wizards. Westbrook will join LeBron James & Anthony Davis to try to bring another title to LA. Tom Downey goes in depth on this trade and what it means for the Lakers.

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  1. I see what the Lakers are doing. It’s not about champions it’s about ticket sales. They understand basketball is an entertainment so why not assemble a cast of superstars to increase their revenue for the shareholders

  2. By the way, the trade is a B++ for the Lakers, but giving up 3 players + the 2021 draft pick is a bit too much for a player like Westbrook, Bradley Beal would have been a A+. Now the question is who can the Lakers sign to complement the 3 stars, with so little money to play with!???🤔🤔🤔

  3. I said it before and I will say it Again!!!! Lebron is turning 37, he is already a Billionaire. If he truly wants to insure a championship or 2, before it is all over. He should take a payout to get the best players around him.

  4. A. Both teams won. Little bit Bad for Lakers for loosing KCP. He was very valuable. Lakers best 3 and D guy and a tough guy who never gets injured. We need replacement for him at the shooting guard position. Either Norman Powel or Tim Hardaway Jr. I don't know if that is realistic but it would make sense from a basketbal point of view. We need a sharp spot up shooter and they both offer that! I would love to have Tim Hardaway Jr in this roster!!!

  5. Let's get DeRozan on veteran minimum now. Still try and keep Carusso TT, Wes, maybe Carmelo , Markief, there's allot of veteran centers out there , McGee, Whiteside, Noel, Howard. Lakers are gonna be solid..

  6. C. Russ is not a shooter as much as a scorer. Not a natural point guard but more than serviceable. High energy guy but doesn’t fit a true need. Lakers still need a shooter and maybe a better big in terms of athleticism on defense and price. Drummond is too pricey for what Lakers need at center. This move by itself is not putting them over the top.

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    dewayne-dedmon, bobby-portis, derrick-rose, torrey-craig, maurice-harkless, hassan-whiteside, rudy-gay, patty-mills,

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