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In a time period were many fans want the Lakers to trade part of their core to get Cousins, Mitch Kupchak was able to stand pat and keep the young asset. Cousins appears to be on the move and the Lakers were one of the teams that were in talks. Woj said as much in a series of tweets:

This came after Woj confirmed that the Lakers are out on Cousins in general:

Fans in support of the rebuilding and rejoicing on the streets of LA, but others may be sour that a young player held them back from getting Cousins.