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A Lakers trade for Kyrie Irving is on hold, according to Adrian Wojnarowski

The trade rumor mill is still churning, with new speculations flooding the offseason on a daily basis. LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are looking to rebound from last season’s mistakes by adding new players to their roster. As a result, the franchise has remained involved in trade talks. They have two first-round picks in 2027 and 2029 that they can trade, but have been hesitant to do so. Trading for Anthony Davis cost the team a large chunk of draft compensation. As a result, the Lakers have avoided discussing trades involving their two high-priced draft picks. ADVERTISEMENT The article continues below this advertisement. However, according to recent reliable reports According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the Lakers are willing to part ways with their draft picks if the right offer comes along. Those two picks, he believes, are extremely valuable in the market. DIVE IN DEEPER “Please call 911,” says Gushing. As Fatherly Love Pours Out on Social Media, LeBron James Goes Fanatical Over 7-Year-Old Daughter One day ago According to Wojnarowski, the Lakers have been linked to Kyrie Irving for weeks and are willing to give up those two picks for his signature. The Brooklyn Nets, on the other hand, are no longer interested. “They have two real assets to put out there in order to make a significant trade… The Lakers would be willing to do that in exchange for Kyrie Irving… Myles Turner and Buddy Hield have refused to give up two first-round picks.” @wojespn on LA’s first-round picks in 2027/29pic.twitter.com/nFt0aZdQZh — ClutchPoints App (@ClutchPoints) 18 August 2022 With Irving off the market, Woj reports that the Lakers have been in “on and off” talks with the Indiana Pacers about Myles Turner and Buddy Hield. They will not, however, include both of those first-round picks in any trade packages for the Pacers duo. To keep LeBron James happy, the Lakers are pursuing the Pacers tandem. The Lakers were interested in reuniting Kyrie Irving and LeBron James for the majority of the offseason. While the great forward would have been overjoyed at the prospect of a blockbuster reunion, the Nets are willing to take a risk with their guard. This forces the Lakers to look for other ways to keep James happy. Hello and welcome to the 40/40 Club! Six years ago today, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving each scored 41 points in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, sparking the Cavaliers’ 3-1 comeback victory over the Warriors. pic.twitter.com/zAahtUs9Pp Complex Sports (@ComplexSports) is on Twitter. June 13, 2022 The Lakers extended James’ contract, which he accepted. This is the first step in making him happy. The Lakers’ only way to keep him happy is to add new players to their roster, which will result in victory. ADVERTISEMENT The article continues below this advertisement. The team appears to be interested in Myles Turner and Buddy Hield right now. The Lakers will have a versatile big man in Turner who can defend the paint and spread the floor efficiently. Last season, the Lakers struggled to make 3-pointers. As a result, adding players like Hield and Turner will only help the Lakers win more games. Furthermore, keeping those two picks will allow them to make additional moves if a favorable opportunity arises. ADVERTISEMENT The article continues below this advertisement. WATCH THIS VIDEO: Michael Jordans 5 Rumored Affairs After Divorce with Juanita Vanoy How will the Lakers fare in the coming season? Shower your thoughts in the comments section below.