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Lonzo Ball Reportedly Has 2 "Preferred" Trade Destinations

A closeup of Lonzo Ball in his purple Los Angeles Lakers uniform

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 23: Lonzo Ball #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on during the second half of a game against the Portland Trail Blazers at Staples Center on December 23, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Lakers' young point guard Lonzo Ball is likely going to be heading to New Orleans if the team can work out a trade for Anthony Davis.

Davis has requested a trade out of New Orleans and the Lakers are reportedly his preferred destination. This doesn't mean that a trade is going to happen - or that the Lakers will be the Pelicans' trading partner - but if it does happen, Ball is almost certainly going to be included in the deal.

The former No. 2 overall NBA Draft pick would reportedly prefer to end up somewhere other than New Orleans, though.

Lakers' insider Tania Ganguli reports that there are two other preferred trade destinations for the young point guard.

Ball would reportedly prefer to end up in Chicago or New York.

Although Lonzo Ball has no say in where he lands in a trade, his preference would be for the Lakers to find a third team such as Chicago or New York as a landing spot for the second-year point guard if he were part of a deal for New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis, according to sources not authorized to speak publicly.

Ball (or, really, LaVar Ball), of course, doesn't really have a say in the matter.

The former UCLA star is averaging 9.9 points, 5.4 assists and 5.3 rebounds a game for the Lakers this season.