The Los Angeles Lakers, fresh off their 17th NBA championship, figure to be active this offseason. The Lakers have been rumored as a landing spot for Derrick Rose recently, and it’s a trade that could make sense for both the Lakers and Pistons.
As the Lakers’ offseason landscape begins to take shape, Los Angeles may very well need an upgrade at point guard. Rajon Rondo can be a free agent this offseason, and the Lakers need to examine replacements.
That’s where Rose could come in.
The Lakers had interest in Rose last season. But one NBA GM thinks the current makeup of the Lakers’ roster means a trade is “more likely now” than in the past.
Rose, this GM opines, was happy in Detroit last season, but he could have a chance to pursue a title if he’s traded to the Lakers this offseason.
Let’s take a look at the best trade the Lakers could offer the Pistons in exchange for Rose.