The NBA’s free agency period is still five days from officially starting, but there’s already a lot of sizzle with the NBA Draft going down Thursday night, and teams trading picks and players to rebuild, restock, or tear down.
The Lakers will look to woo two future free agents next month. The first is pick-and-pop’s finest, LaMarcus Aldridge, who appears less and less likely to return to the Pacific Northwest. Then there’s the upcoming free agency of Kevin Love who has been included in Lakers rumors ever since he told Minney he was opting out last summer, forcing the trade to Cleveland.
But now Rockets GM Daryl Morey might be targeting both all-star power forwards in an effort to outdo their Conference peers and boost their drive-and-kick offense that only saw them rank No. 12 in points per possession last season. Here’s the report, via ESPN’s Marc Stein:
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