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The Lakers Just Made A Massive Move Ahead Of Free Agency

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James holding his arms in the air during a game.

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 05: LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts during a 121-113 win over the San Antonio Spurs at Staples Center on December 5, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Despite already acquiring Anthony Davis earlier this offseason, the Los Angeles Lakers are making room for another huge splash.

The Lakers have a dynamic duo of LeBron James and Anthony Davis heading into next season. It's fair to say that just those two stars alone should have them within title contention.

With free agency approaching very soon, the front office in Los Angeles has pulled off a trade that has major implications on where certain players may land.

According to ESPN insider Adrian Wojnarowksi, the Lakers are sending Mo Wagner, Isaac Bonga and Jemerrio Jones to the Wizards as part of the Davis trade.

Davis is also waiving his $4 million trade kicker, which means Los Angeles now has enough cap space to add another max contract.

Los Angeles will star free agency with $32 million to spend.

Obviously, the Lakers don't have much depth at the moment.

It's possible that Los Angeles could be players in the sweepstakes for stars like Kawhi Leonard or Kyrie Irving. After all, management wouldn't make such a big trade without having an idea of what they want to do in free agency.

Contract negotiations begin on Sunday, and the Lakers will be a threat to sign another impact player because of their latest moves.