3 Bold Trade Ideas For Lakers To Maximize Title Contention

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The Los Angeles Lakers have needed to trade Russell Westbrook for so long that they may not need to trade Russell Westbrook anymore. Things can change in the NBA and that’s perhaps one of the greatest recent examples.

Don’t look now, but the Lakers have won 8 of their last 10 contests. It took a while, but this group is finally starting to look like bonafide NBA contenders. 

Perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised. This is a team that features two former MVPs in LeBron James and Russell Westbrook – and Anthony Davis.

Frankly, they probably should have been showing signs of life quite some time ago. 

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At least they’re here now. At the same time, it’s hard to picture a Lakers’ title run in 2022-23. They may be knocking on the door of contention, but at the same time, a major deal could bust that door wide open. 

Here are three we think they ought to consider.