The 2021 NBA offseason is going to be headlined with blockbuster trades and big name acquisitions, and the Los Angeles Lakers and Utah Jazz could chose to put their own stamp on things.
The Jazz were the best team in the league during the 2020-21 NBA regular season, and they entered the playoffs with the top seed in the Western Conference. It remains to be seen how far they will manage to advance, but at the moment, being able to defeat the Los Angeles Clippers in the second-round could be a critical deciding factor in their pursuit.
The Lakers only managed to get into the NBA playoffs by the skin of their teeth, but now that they’re in they have made their own respective waves against the Phoenix Suns. It’s unclear if Los Angeles will be able to overcome Anthony Davis’ latest injury,
A trade between these rosters could be unforeseen, but we’ve seen deals like this happen in the past. Sure, the Lakers and Jazz are two highly talented teams in the same conference, but this deal could have major implications on each roster and a deal could make a lot of sense.
Bogdanovic could be dealt this offseason and the Lakers could be an ideal landing spot. Let’s take a look at what a deal between these two teams could look like.