Lakers Rumors: Bosh, Gasol, Hill

The Lakers drafted Kentucky power forward Julius Randle seventh overall Thursday and traded $1.8MM in cash to the Wizards for Missouri guard Jordan Clarkson, the No. 46 pick. That’s just the start of what promises to be a busy offseason for the purple-and-gold, who have plenty of cap flexibility and no head coach. Here’s the latest on the Lakers:

  • The Lakers dream of signing both LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, but if they can’t attract James, they’d next try to go for a pairing of Anthony and Chris Bosh, tweets Chris Broussard of
  • The presence of Randle doesn’t diminish the strong interest the Lakers have in re-signing Pau Gasol, according to Ramona Shelburne of (Twitter links).
  • Randle similarly won’t affect how fellow power forward Jordan Hill will view the Lakers in free agency this summer, tweets Sean Deveney of The Sporting News. Whom the team hires as coach will have much greater influence on whether Hill re-signs, Deveney hears.

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3 Comments on "Lakers Rumors: Bosh, Gasol, Hill"

1 year 3 months ago

why does it got to be melo and another superstar. why cant it be melo and a bunch of good role players.

1 year 3 months ago

Don’t worry Kobe made Shaq leave, got Howard out the door in one season from the bench not even playing no way in hell Bosh goes to LA with him still there!


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