It’s been a wild day for the LA Lakers.
This afternoon NBA twitter was set on fire when it was revealed that contract negotiations between the team and Ty Lue broke down despite the expectation that the team was going to hire him after Monty Williams turned down the job last week.
It was later revealed that Linda and Kurt Rambis had squashed the Ty Lue deal behind the scenes.
Now ESPN’s Stephen A Smith is reporting that people close to Lakers owner Jeanie Buss are “imploring” her to trade LeBron James which is absolutely nuts.
Nothing is out of bounds right now. We don’t know what the hell is going on in Los Angeles. you’ve got folks close to Jeanie Buss imploring her to trade LeBron James. He does not have a no-trade clause, and now you haven’t given him the coach he wanted.
“Lebron James has quietly been about the business of trying to get Kawhi Leonard to come to the Los Angeles Lakers instead of the Los Angeles clippers. So making a move like this, by not bringing in the coach he wants, not securing the coach he wants in Los Angeles, you never know what dominos are going to fall right now.”
The Lakers are a complete clown show right now and LeBron would actually be better off if they did decide to trade him.