Lakers: Insider Updates Potential Russell Westbrook Trade with Dallas Any lingering rumors that the Dallas Mavericks would be interested in a trade for Kyrie Irving were dismissed by ESPN’s Tim McMahon.
Scoop B. Robinson of Bally Sports claimed earlier this week that the Mavericks would be interested in pursuing Russell Westbrook as a free agent if he and the Lakers agree on a buyout.
Although there is still a lot of NBA offseason remaining, the Lakers haven’t yet disclosed any information suggesting they intend to negotiate a buyout with Westbrook.
The prospect of the Mavericks acquiring Westbrook through a buyout or a trade was explored by ESPN NBA reporters Brian Windhorst, Tim McMahon, and Tim Bontemps in a recent episode of the Hoop Collective podcast.
In exchange for one or both of the Lakers’ upcoming first-round choices, McMahon did say that he could see the “logic” of Dallas taking on Westbrook’s expiring contract.
For LeBron, AD, and Westbrook – Malik Monk, a former Lakers guard, said that everything will work out.
Monk also discussed how LeBron James’ presence on the team enabled him to advance to a new level.
Malik Monk, a former Los Angeles Lakers guard, predicted on Sunday that LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and Russell Westbrook would find success together.
Every teammate he interacts with, he will make an effort to assist, Monk added. “\s” Additionally, he backed up James’ earlier claims that he had requested Monk to join the Lakers.
Monk asserted that “LeBron had a significant part of everything.” “Malik Monk on the Lakers’ Big 3 discussion Especially if they’re having those kinds of conversations, Monk said the group will settle things on the ground. The 24-year-old Monk participated in the Lakers’ “Big 3” last season but was unable to advance past the play-in round.
As one, they coexist
According to league insiders who spoke to Yahoo Sports, the Los Angeles Lakers Big 3—LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and Russell Westbrook—met on the phone during the first weekend of the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas and vowed to make things work.
Malik Monk, a former Lakers shooting guard, recently discussed the big three with TMZ Sports and opined that they can still function as a unit.
The three stars are “adult men,” Monk said when questioned about the phone call, adding that he was certain that everything will “work out for them.”