The Los Angeles Lakers are one of the teams who’ve been rumored as a fit for Pistons guard Derrick Rose this offseason.
Rose is entering the final season of his contract, and the Pistons might want to sell high on him this offseason to maximize their return.
Rose would appear to be a fit on many contending teams, including the Lakers, Clippers, Warriors, Heat, and others.
There would likely be multiple offers for Rose if the Pistons want to trade him, but some teams need him more than others.
As it pertains to the Lakers, Los Angeles is coming off of its 17th championship with no plans of slowing down. The Lakers will attempt to repeat next season, but in order to do so, Los Angeles will need to make a few moves this offseason.
Let’s take a look at three reasons the Lakers need to trade for Derrick Rose in particular.