Sixers trade 39th pick in NBA draft to Lakers

LeBron James and Chris Paul

For over a year, conventional wisdom was that George would head to Los Angeles to be a Laker when he hit free agency.

Eleven days ago, the Lakers were tabbed as early favorites with 7/4 odds. With rumors swirling as to who will end up where, apparently the Lakers are looking to make a push for both LeBron James and Chris Paul.

As a result, the Sixers will make the pick for the Lakers.

The draft is only a few minutes from getting underway and there could be a little more clarity once it's over. James will surely love the idea of teaming up with a known "LeBron stopper" who is also considered one of the best two-way players in the league.

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Given the fact that Brook Lopez is an unrestricted free agent and might not return as well as the idea that the Lakers might not match whatever restricted free agent Julius Randle is offered by another club, some minutes could immediately open up for Wagner.

If they don't want to re-sign him at a lower cost, it's not a certainty he gets an National Basketball Association job next season.

However, Smith said the Leonard-to-Lakers trade is "not a foregone conclusion" since the Spurs are reportedly trying to send the disgruntled superstar to a non-Western Conference team. They're coming off a surprisingly strong year and positioned to get even better.

Leonard wants to be traded to Los Angeles, preferably to the Lakers, sources have told ESPN, leaving Pelinka and team president Magic Johnson in an enviable position of being a desired location for stars.

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Former No.1 overall pick Markelle Fultz is still a valuable trade piece, despite missing most of last season.

While it may not be fun to think about, one day, the Philadelphia 76ers will run out of assets procured by ex-GM Sam Hinkie and will have to get creative with the process of procuring talent to fill out their rosters.

Mykhailiuk was an outstanding outside shooter for the Jayhawks' Final Four team, scoring 14.6 points per game while hitting 115 total 3-pointers. Here are the 2018 NBA Draft grades for the Los Angeles Lakers.

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