In case you haven’t heard, the Los Angeles Lakers seem to have a point guard problem as the action of the NBA offseason approaches.
The Russell Westbrook experiment was an unmitigated disaster. The Lakers may have just fielded the most talented team to miss the playoffs in NBA history. They didn’t even make the play-in tournament.
Westbrook’s inability to co-exist with LeBron James may have been to blame.
Historically, James has thrived when surrounded by floor spacing. Westbrook’s 29.8% shooting from three-point range, to put it politely, does not provide James with space.
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Enter Derrick Rose. His 40.2% three-point accuracy would do wonders for this Lakers’ offense. With the New York Knicks having had a similarly disappointing 2021-22 season, he may be available.
If he is, here are two trade packages that sent him to the Los Angeles Lakers