The New Orleans Pelicans could be close to reaching a deal sending out All-Star forward Anthony Davis. Here's the latest on the potential trade.
The Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics are reportedly the two teams discussing potential deals with the Pelicans. Los Angeles appears to be closer than Boston to getting a deal done, though.
According to multiple reports, the Lakers are willing to send Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram and the No. 4 overall pick to New Orleans in exchange for Davis, who wants to be in L.A.
Kyle Kuzma is reportedly the player the trade could be hinging on, with the Lakers wanting to hold onto the young forward, while the Pelicans covet him.
Adrian Wojnarowski reported this morning that he believes the Lakers "have enough to get a deal done."
"It's going to be a question of how much are they willing to give up? Will they add a Kyle Kuzma to a bigger package? Will they include future first-round picks?" Woj said on ESPN's Get Up! this morning.
The Lakers and the Pelicans talked about a Davis trade at the deadline this past season, though New Orleans seemed intent on not moving him to Los Angeles.
New Orleans now has a new GM in David Griffin and a trade seems like a serious possibility.
"They're serious now," Woj reports.
New Orleans reportedly prefers on getting a deal done ahead of next Thursday's NBA Draft. This could happen quickly.