Lakers Deadline Roundup

Lakers Deadline Roundup

D’Angelo Russell out 1-2 weeks
Rob Pelinka is officially announced as Lakers GM
Larry Nance Jr. Named Honorary Croatian

Its been a busy Tuesday for the Lakers so here is a rundown of the entire days madness.

It all began with the announcement that magic Johnson was taking over as President of Basketball operations:

and the news to follow was even more shocking:

This news sent shock waves throughout the world of Laker fandom as the Hall of Fame point guard went consultant to top dog in a blink of an eye. Shortly after that it was announced that Rob Pelinka  would be taking over as GM for the Lakers in a quick turn around which seemed like only a matter of hours:

In addition to this Front Office purge it seems the phones remained ringing off the hook for the acquisition of Lou Williams. After multiple offers were on the table the Lakers agreed to deal Lou to the Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer and an unprotected first round draft pick in the upcoming draft.

 

As you can see it was an eventful day in Laker land and it may still be heating up. If more news follows we will keep you informed.

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