2019 NBA Free Agency is fast approaching and the Lakers rumors are heating up especially after trading for New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis. Could the big man be recruiting free agents like the 76ers’ Jimmy Butler or Hornets guard Kemba Walker to play for the Los Angeles Lakers? The Lakers could also be pursuing even bigger free agents like the Toronto Raptors biggest star in Kawhi Leonard. Could Leonard leave Toronto after winning the 2019 NBA Finals to join the Lakers? Kyrie Irving is also one of the bigger names on the market as it is widely expected that he is going to leave the Boston Celtics. If Irving decides to join the Brooklyn Nets, could former Laker D’Angelo Russell rejoin his old team? The Nets point guard has matured since being traded after his controversy with former teammate Nick Young, how would he pair with Anthony Davis and LeBron James?
IN THE VIDEO ABOVE: Chat Sports' Lakers Report host Hannah Kulik breaks down the latest rumors surrounding the Lakers' free agency plan and who could wind up playing for L.A.
Rob Pelinka has been under fire from Magic Johnson the past couple of months but Lakers’ owner Jeanie Buss expressed her confidence in him recently. What can the Lakers general manager do to make sure his job is still secure? The Lakers are reportedly pursuing J.R. Smith in NBA free agency this summer, will the shooter be reunited with LeBron James after their time together with the Cleveland Cavaliers? L.A.’s bench needs to be filled out, could Kentavious Caldwell-Pope return to Los Angeles?
Rumors Discussed On The Lakers Report (6/26/19)
- D’Angelo Russell is the Lakers top free agency target
- Kawhi Leonard possibly signing with the Lakers
- Anthony Davis recruiting free agents
- Lakers likely signing J.R. Smith
- Jeanie Buss expressing confidence in Rob Pelinka
- Lakers re-signing Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
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