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Los Angeles Lakers Rumors: Team Active In Trade Talks

February 17th, 2017 at 7:47 AM
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Los Angeles Lakers Rumors: Mitch Kupchak discusses the impending NBA trade deadline and says the Lakers are active in talks.

Los Angeles Lakers rumors have begun picking up steam in recent days. Despite having the third-worst record in the NBA at 19-39, the Lakers could be a team to watch in the coming days with the NBA trade deadline looming.

The NBA trade deadline is Feb. 23 and the Lakers are in a situation they haven’t been in in a number of seasons. More often than not the Lakers were buyers with Kobe Bryant on the roster.

With Bryant riding off into the sunset into retirement last season, the Lakers are in full rebuild mode.

The Lakers have a ton of young talent on the roster and some attractive veteran pieces as well. As a result, they are listening to plenty of calls.

General manager Mitch Kupchak said that the team is active heading into the trade deadline when talking to the Los Angeles Times.

“We are active, yes. We’re active every year. â?¦ Quite frankly compared to the last three or four years, we have a lot of talent on this roster that I think a lot of people have interest in â?? varying levels of interest. I would think there’s more meaningful discussions this year …

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Tags: Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, Lou Williams, Luol Deng, Mitch Kupchak, Nick Young, Timofey Mozgov

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