Lakers Contemplated Moving LeBron James After AD Fiasco: Report

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Back within the early phases of February, information leaked that Anthony Davis wished out of New Orleans and that his premiere vacation spot can be the Los Angeles Lakers. Davis and Lakers celebrity LeBron James are good buddies and share an agent in Rich Paul. This relationship led some to consider that there was some tampering concerned when it got here to the entire rumors that leaked. According to a brand new report from Ric Bucher of Bleacher Report, Lakers proprietor Jeanie Buss suspected Paul was behind most of the leaks. The report states that Buss even considered buying and selling James to rid the staff of Paul’s presence.

Per Bleacher Report:

“The topic of transferring James, nevertheless, was contemplated by the Lakers, a staff supply stated, weeks earlier than Van Gundy aired it. When rumors engulfed the staff on the February commerce deadline that it was keen to commerce anybody aside from James to accumulate All-Star ahead Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans, James’ agent, Rich Paul, was extensively accused of spreading these rumors as a result of Davis can be certainly one of his shoppers.”

In the report, Bucher acknowledges that Paul is adamant he by no means leaked any data and that he reached out to Buss to make that clear. Obviously, that dialog paid off as a result of LeBron continues to be a member of the Lakers.

Regardless, it has been a tumultuous season in Los Angeles to say the least.

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