ESPN is never a destination for exclusive news these days, but Adrian Wojnarowski has reported something eye-raising this week. According to his sources, the New Orleans Pelicans are facilitating a multi-team deal, that will center on Anthony Davis going to the Los Angeles Lakers.
Current Pelicans GM and friend of LeBron James, David Griffin, wants to get this deal done as soon as possible, by catering to the needs of AD and
King James Klutch Sports.
The likes of Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma and Brandon Ingram are names that will likely get axed in the coming days, along with their 4th overall pick in the NBA Draft. New Orleans believes they can get more future picks for the players Los Angeles will have to part ways with, which could mean the Phoenix Suns stepping in to acquire Zo.
Take a look at the breakdown below.
Multi-team deal according to ESPN initial report and our sources // We're hearing four team with likely will have Lonzo going to Phoenix Suns
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The Lakers are the current frontrunners to land Anthony Davis. The Pelicans President David Griffin would like to have a deal in place by the weekend, per Woj.
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