Right now Los Angeles Lakers They do not look like contenders for the title, something that they did look like at the beginning of the 2021-22 season of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The team seeks to improve and that window to do so is closing little by little.
Although they will later be able to sign free agents, the chance to make trades has an expiration date. This Thursday, February 10, is the last day to make transfersand the Lakers are one of the most active teams according to reports.
And is not for less. Lebron James is playing at a level of practically MVP and seems to be wasted by his peers who, for the most part, have been quite disappointed. For many, this team has nothing of value to trade.
The Lakers player worthless in the market
One of the few currency of the team is the young point guard Talen Horton-Tucker. He has been offered according to various rumors in trade discussions, but there doesn’t seem to be much interest in the 21-year-old according to Dan Woike of Los Angeles Times.
“League insiders have indicated that Talen Horton-Tucker and perhaps the team’s first pick in the 2027 Draft are on the table for the transfer deadline. But my sources tell me that appetite for Horton-Tucker is lowwith an experienced informant who called the young player someone with a ‘bad contract’“said the journalist, about a Tucker who earns $10 million dollars a year.