Lakers Trade Rumors: Why the Lowry and Scola Trade Makes the Most Sense

June 5th, 2012 by Jason M. Davis Leave a reply »

Pau Gasol is most likely on his way out of Los Angeles, and acquiring Kyle Lowry and Luis Scola in a deal would be the best option for the Lakers.

Throughout last season and heading into the offseason, Pau Gasol's name has been used the most in trade rumors for the Lakers.

While each of scenario floated around by NBA analysts can help, the trade the Lakers should pursue is with the Houston Rockets is for Kyle Lowry and Luis Scola.

With Lowry's issues with the Rockets' coaching/management, along with Goran Dragic's emergence, the Rockets should be willing to deal Lowry. Dragic can step in and take over as the starting point guard for the Rockets.


Premier point guard

This trade would give the Lakers a premier point guard, one they have lacked for years. While Ramon Sessions could return to the Lakers next season, he would serve the team well coming off the bench.

Lowry is a player who can be another scorer for opponents to have to worry about. Last season, he connected on 40.9 percent of his shots and 37.4 percent of his three-pointers.

Lowry's ability to hit the thr ...

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