How does Tyler Ennis fit in L.A.? Are the Rockets set up for more moves after the deadline? Kevin Pelton grades the trade.
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With the trade deadline passed, it appears just a matter of time before Paul George winds up with the Lakers...either this summer or next.
While several deals were struck ahead of Thursday's trade deadline, All-Stars Paul George, Jimmy Butler and Carmelo Anthony won't be changing zip codes any time soon.
The Nets have acquired guard K.J. McDaniels from the Rockets, a source told ESPN, confirming multiple reports.
The Clippers are interested in Knicks guard Courtney Lee, reports ESPN's Ramona Shelburne and Ian Begley. In return for Lee, the Knicks hope to get a draft pick, adds Begley.
Ramona Shelburne talks about the possibility of Paul George getting traded to the Los Angeles Lakers and explains why she believes George will attract the "big names" if he's in a Lakers uniform.
Chris Paul has been medically cleared to return to the Clippers lineup, which is a huge boost to a team that has struggled on offense without him.
Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer
Teams mulling Paul George trade apprehensive knowing he wants to win with Pacers and his Plan B is Lakers, sources tell ESPN. He won't commit long-term outside of those two teams, I'm told.
According to ESPN's Marc Stein, the Los Angeles Lakers are seeking a second-round pick for guard Nick Young.
Chris Paul is back for the Clippers after thumb surgery. Will he immediately be an elite fantasy option or should owners temper expectations?
Should the Lakers have pressed harder for DeMarcus Cousins? Plus, Charles Barkley talks about the skill set of young players coming into the league, the Lakers interest in Paul George and Magic's potential.
ESPN.com's Zach Lowe covers Magic Johnson's promotion, the dynamic between Johnson and Rob Pelinka, Johnson's ability to lure free agents to L.A., the team's outlook and expectations for the Celtics.
The latest notes, updates and analysis on the Clippers from around the web.
The latest notes, updates and analysis on the Lakers from around the web.
Paul Pierce, whose playing days are winding down, will be a founding member of the Jr. NBA China Leadership Council, which will promote youth basketball in the world's most populous nation.
The Lakers have inquired about the availability of Pacers star Paul George, according to sources, as Magic Johnson and Larry Bird now find themselves competitors in dueling front offices.
Magic Johnson swept in to soothe the rattled Lakers, a young, struggling team still reeling from front-office upheaval and the trade of leading scorer Lou Williams.
Can Magic make better draftees appear?
Much of Earvin Johnson's challenge will begin to take shape in four months, when the next NBA draft takes place. Consider the numbers for recent top picks made by the Lakers' previous regime.
Among teams that we can reasonably conclude aren't trying to make the playoffs, Kevin Pelton ranks the best available wing players at the trade deadline.
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