According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Lakers and New Orleans Pelicans have reached a deal for the PF. The West Coast team will be taking Davis in exchange for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks from the upcoming NBA Draft.
Fellow Laker LeBron James excitingly welcomed Davis to the team, announcing the news on Instagram. “AD on da way!! Let’s get it bro! Just the beginning..#LakeShow” he wrote.
With this deal, the Pelicans will obtain two of the top four in this year’s draft — the Lakers’ No. 4 pick and presumed No. 1 Zion Williamson.
In related news, Zion Williamson is suing his marketing firm for a contract release.
The Pelicans have agreed to a deal to trade Anthony Davis to the Lakers for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, and three first-round picks – including the No. 4 overall in 2019 Draft, league sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) 15 June 2019