4:46 AM EST, Thu February 23, 2017

Fantasy Update

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CBS Sports Fantasy Basketball
It's a great start for the Magic-Pelinka regime
12 hours ago
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The Los Angeles Lakers are finalizing a trade that will send shooting guard Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets in exchange for guard/forward Corey Brewer and a first-round pick, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. What It Means: Source: Adrian Wojnarowski
Feb 21, 2017
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The Washington Wizards have expressed interest in Los Angeles Lakers guard Lou Wiliams, per ESPN's Zach Lowe. What It Means: The Wizards are reportedly looking to move a protected first-round pick in exchange for Williams. Los Angeles has been actively shopping the 30-year-old, and we can expect him to find a new home before Thursday's trade deadline. D'Angelo Russell and Jordan Clarkson will both likely see increased minutes with Williams' departure. Williams is averaging a career-high 18.6 points to go with 2.3 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.1 steals in 24.2 minutes per game...
Lake Show Life 3 hours ago

Lakers Trade Rumors: Nick Young Available For a Second Round Pick

ESPN’s Marc Stein reported Wednesday that the Los Angeles Lakers are seeking a second round draft pick for Nick Young. The Lakers made a trade before the deadline! Rejoice, for this is a rarity, or at least it was during the Buss/Kupchak era. But things are different now and after trading Lou Williams to the […] Lakers Trade Rumors: Nick Young Available For a Second Round Pick - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Lake Show Life 3 hours ago

Lakers: 3 Potential Landing Spots for Luol Deng

While all the attention has been on Lou Williams as of late, Luol Deng could also be on the move. Here are three potential landing spots for the two-time All-Star. It’s only the second day of trade deadline week and the Los Angeles Lakers have already reportedly been involved in some of the NBA’s more […] Lakers: 3 Potential Landing Spots for Luol Deng - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Silver Screen and Roll 4 hours ago
Lakers News: Luke Walton is having fun working with Magic Johnson

Lakers News: Luke Walton is having fun working with Magic Johnson

The first-year head coach is enjoying working with his new boss. The Los Angeles Lakers have been plenty busy in the final days of the NBA All-Star break. Team owner Jeanie Buss sent shockwaves throughout the league when she relieved Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss of their front office duties and named Magic Johnson as the team’s President of Basketball Operations. On his first day on the job, Johnson got right to work, trading Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Corey Brewer and a 2017 first-round pick. While Johnson continued to work the phones on Wednesday, seeking deals...
Silver Screen and Roll 4 hours ago
Lakers Trade Rumors: Trade for Paul George ‘considered unlikely’ before trade deadline

Lakers Trade Rumors: Trade for Paul George ‘considered unlikely’ before trade deadline

The Lakers will have to wait if they want to bring Paul George back home. Magic Johnson has hit the ground running in his new role as president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers, constantly working the phones trying to make deals before Thursday’s NBA trade deadline. After trading Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets on Tuesday, Johnson immediately looked to his next move, calling old pal Larry Bird to check on the availability of Indiana Pacers star Paul George, according to multiple reports. Despite Johnson’s interest in bringing George back home to southern...
FOX Sports 10 hours ago
Los Angeles Lakers: Analyzing The Lou Williams Trade

Los Angeles Lakers: Analyzing The Lou Williams Trade

The Los Angeles Lakers are making moves with the 2017 NBA Trade Deadline just hours away. Their first move allowed them to move the team's leading scorer.Well Jeanie Buss wasted no time cleaning house on Tuesday. She relieved her brother Jim Buss and general manager Mitch Kupchak of their dut...
numberFire 12 hours ago

Lou Williams will be the Rockets' 7th man

Houston Rockets shooting guard Lou Williams is the seventh man in the rotation, said head coach Mike D'Antoni. What It Means: D'Antoni added that Williams would be helping Eric Gordon, suggesting that he'll be a more active passer than he was in Los Angeles with the Lakers. It sounds like Williams' 30.0 percent usage rate -- and subsequent fantasy output -- will take a hit in Houston, but he could still produce some late-round value as the second man off the bench. Williams was averaging a career-high 18.6 points to go with 2.3 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.1 steals and 2.1...
Lake Show Life 13 hours ago

Lakers Trade Rumors: Magic Johnson Calling About Paul George

The Indiana Pacers are reportedly fielding offers for Paul George before the trade deadline and the Los Angeles Lakers are rumored to be interested. After standing pat at the trade deadline for the past two years, the Los Angeles Lakers finally made a move on Tuesday, trading Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer […] Lakers Trade Rumors: Magic Johnson Calling About Paul George - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
numberFire 14 hours ago
Can Lou Williams Be a Difference-Maker for the Houston Rockets?

Can Lou Williams Be a Difference-Maker for the Houston Rockets?

Any team on the brink of championship contention can use all the help possible, but does Williams really move the needle for the Rockets?
CSN Bay Area 15 hours ago

Reports: Rockets acquire Lou Williams from Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers have swung their first deal of the Magic Johnson Era, agreeing to send Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets for Corey
FOX Sports 17 hours ago
Trade Reaction: Rockets Receive Lou Williams From Lakers

Trade Reaction: Rockets Receive Lou Williams From Lakers

In a surprise move, the Houston Rockets traded for Lou Williams from the Los Angeles Lakers. How does the trade affect both teams moving forward?Everyone knew Daryl Morey was going to make a trade at the trade deadline. It's essentially a yearly tradition at this point. However, with the Hous...
CSN Philly 18 hours ago

NBA trade deadline: Buyer's market? Lakers got next to nothing in Lou Williams trade

Buyer's market? Lou Williams is having a career year and has a team-friendly salary, and all the Lakers got in their trade was one of the last picks in the first round. By Corey Seidman

NBA-Lakers trade guard Williams to Rockets

The Los Angeles Lakers, who named Magic Johnson as their new president of basketball operations earlier on Tuesday, have traded guard Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets, according to multiple media reports. The Lakers are expected to receive a 2017 first-round draft pick along with forward Corey Brewer in exchange for Williams, who wrote on Twitter: “Thanx for the love L.A., I've enjoyed my stay”. Williams, 30, led the Lakers with an average of 18.6 points, 3.2 assists and 3.2 rebounds per game this season despite coming off the bench.
Los Angeles Times Feb 22, 2017

Lakers trade Lou Williams to Houston for Corey Brewer, first-round pick

The Lakers are closing in on hiring agent Rob Pelinka to be their new general manager, people with knowledge of the situation confirmed to The Times. And as they worked to finish that deal, they made a trade, sending Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets. According to the Vertical, the Rockets are...

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