Much ink has been spilled over the failures of the Los Angeles Lakers this NBA season. That’s an inevitable consequence of rostering two former MVPs alongside Anthony Davis and failing to qualify for the play-in tournament.
This offseason, the Lakers will go back to the drawing board. Most observers expect them to seek new digs for Russell Westbrook. By all means, that might be the right move. His inability to fit in with LeBron James caused the team a tremendous amount of grief in 2021-22.
By contrast, suggestions that they deal Anthony Davis are harder to come by. He had a poor showing himself in 2021-22, but his fit alongside James is proven.
It’s already resulted in an NBA championship. Still, given how drastically this team failed to meet expectations this season, nothing should be off-limits.
LATEST NBA NEWS & TRADE RUMORS: 3 Bold Trade Ideas Involving Lakers’ Anthony Davis
Enter the Chicago Bulls. They had a more successful 2021-22, but they still have room to improve. Davis’ rim protection and inside scoring would fill in several gaps for this squad.
If they’ve got an eye on the hometown kid, here’s the best package the Chicago Bulls could offer the Lakers for Anthony Davis.