3 Intriguing Trade Packages To Get Lakers More Shooting

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There is a tried, tested, and true formula for building around NBA superstar LeBron James. You surround him with shooting, and you give him the ball. Apparently, the Los Angeles Lakers didn’t get that memo.

Arguably, that’s unfair to the organization. It’s been widely reported that James himself preferred for the team to acquire Russell Westbrook over sharpshooter Buddy Hield. An even sturdier formula for success in the NBA dictates that above all else, you have to keep your star happy.

These days, LeBron doesn’t have much to smile about.

After all, his Lakers didn’t even qualify for the play-in tournament. They’ll undoubtedly go back to the drawing board this offseason, but it’s hard to envision a plan.

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Whether he’s on the roster or not, they’ll need more shooting. Here are 3 trade packages that get them exactly that.

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