NBA Rumors: Collin Sexton, in the sights of the Lakers

After securing the hiring of Darvin Ham as the new head coach of Los Angeles Lakersthe Los Angeles franchise's goal today is to strength

After securing the hiring of Darvin Ham as the new head coach of the Los Angeles franchise’s goal today is to strengthen its squad as much as possible for next season (while continuing to build the coaching staff that will accompany Ham in his work as ‘head coach’).

The absolute failure of this 2021/22 season, with the elimination of the Lakers from the Playoffs without even getting into the ‘Play-In’ tournament (and with LeBron James averaging more than 30 points per game throughout the Regular Season) is a club from which the purple and gold team wants to recover instantly after the 2022 Free Agency transfer market officially opens.

This is where you enter the name of . According to Hoops Wire reporter Sam Amico, the Los Angeles Lakers have set themselves the goal of signing the restricted free agent of in the summer, thus becoming the first arrival of the ‘Darvin Ham’ era.

The problem is precisely that restriction that Sexton has. The already announced a little over a week ago that the Cavs’ intention was to keep their player in the summer, being able to match any offer put on the table.

The way of transfer

That’s not to say Cleveland’s motivation is to keep his player long. The plan of the Ohio franchise may be to renew him in order to transfer him and get at least one player who will enhance his reconstruction in a hypothetical transfer. If the Lakers really want to get Collin Sexton, they’ll have to push hard during the transfer market.