Lakers News: Analyzing Latest Draft-Day Trade Rumors and Potential Picks

June 23rd, 2015 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

The Los Angeles Lakers are in a rare position.

For just the fourth time since 1994, the Purple and Gold are slated to make a selection in the NBA draft lottery. However, with rumors flying at warp speed as draft day approaches, there's increasing speculation that the Lakers may wind up flipping the No. 2 overall pick in a deal that could land them an established superstar or bolster their arsenal of assets. 

So as general manager Mitch Kupchak and his front office army prep for Thursday's proceedings, here are the latest rumblings from Hollywood. 


DeMarcus Determined to Land in L.A.? 

Monday night,'s Marc Stein reported "the Los Angeles Lakers have emerged as one of the most determined trade suitors for Sacramento Kings All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins, according to league sources."

On Tuesday,'s Ken Berger followed up with some new information regarding Cousins' preferred destination. 

"Cousins' agent, Dan Fegan, would like to steer his client to the Lakers, who can offer J ...

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