Report: Lakers Targeting Jahlil Okafor With #2 Pick, DeMarcus Cousins Trade Talks Almost Dead?

The Los Angeles Lakers were reportedly targeting Ohio State guard D'Angelo Russell with the #2 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft as early as this morning, but it appears they may go chalk with the selection and take Duke's Jahlil Okafor.

Per the L.A. Times' Mike Bresnahan:

Bresnahan adds that the rumored trade that would send the #2 pick, Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson to the Sacramento Kings for All-Star big man DeMarcus Cousins is close to being dead in the water:

All of this could change in the hours leading up to the draft, so stay tuned.

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