Report: Lakers Interested In Trading For 3 Nets Players

Spencer Dinwiddie, Royce O'Neale and Dorian Finney-Smith, Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA trade rumors

According to NBA insider Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the Los Angeles Lakers are interested in acquiring Spencer Dinwiddie, Royce O’Neale and Dorian Finney-Smith from the Brooklyn Nets.

The Lakers could still trade for Atlanta Hawks star Dejounte Murray.

The Lakers are expected to make a deal or two before the NBA trade deadline, which is February 8. They have struggled mightily since winning the In-Season Tournament in Las Vegas.

NBA NEWS & TRADE RUMORS: Spencer Dinwiddie, Royce O’Neale, Dorian Finney-Smith, Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Lakers Updates

Dinwiddie is averaging 12.9 points, 3.4 rebounds, 6.1 assists, 0.8 steals and 0.2 blocks this season while shooting 39.0% from the field, 32.4% from beyond the arc and 78.6% from the free-throw line. He’s making $18.9 million in the final year of his contract.

Finney-Smith is averaging 9.1 points, 4.8 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 0.7 steals and 0.6 blocks while shooting 41.2% from the floor, 38.3% from 3 and 70.0% from the foul line. He’s making $13.4 million.

Finally, O’Neale is averaging 7.1 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 0.7 steals and 0.6 blocks while shooting 38.4% overall, 36.2% from 3-point land and 65.0% from the charity stripe. He’s making $9.5 million in the final year of his deal.

The Lakers are 24-25 on the season. They are in ninth place in the Western Conference standings. Meanwhile, the Nets are 19-27. They are in 11th place in the Eastern Conference standings. Brooklyn beat Los Angeles on January 19 by a final score of 130-112.

NBA NEWS & TRADE RUMORS: Spencer Dinwiddie, Royce O’Neale, Dorian Finney-Smith, Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Lakers Updates

The Lakers reached the Western Conference Finals last season after acquiring D’Angelo Russell, Jarred Vanderbilt, Mo Bamba and Malik Beasley at the NBA trade deadline. It will be fascinating to see what trades Los Angeles makes this season.

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