Trending Lakers Rumors: Thunder "frontrunner" for free agent Pau Gasol, Melo?

In a somewhat surprising Lakers rumors and news update today, the Oklahoma City Thunder are coming on strong as the favorites to sign Los Angeles Lakers free agent Pau Gasol.

According to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne, OKC has put on the full-court press in order to land the former All-Star:

Per Shelburne and ESPN's Marc Stein, that won't stop the Chicago Bulls from conducting a meeting with the coveted big man, nor did it stop the Lakers from making their intentions to re-sign him clear on Wednesday:

At this moment, the Lakers' attentions are fixed on Thursday's meeting with New York Knicks free agent Carmelo Anthony - yet, their ability to offer Gasol the best financial package could keep them players in negotiations with the veteran center/forward:

Chat Sports will have more on this breaking story as additional information is made available.


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