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NBA rumors: Utah is still in talks with the Lakers for Westbrook

The soap opera of the departure of Russell Westbrook of the Los Angeles Lakers will remain alive until the start of the 2022/23 season. It is a fa


The soap opera of the departure of Russell Westbrook of the Los Angeles Lakers will remain alive until the start of the 2022/23 season. It is a fact. Although Darvin Ham has reiterated his desire to keep him in the squad.

According to the journalist from The Athletic, Tony Jones, from the NBA Rumors, Utah Jazz he is still deep in negotiations with the Lakers.

The objective of the franchise, more specifically of Danny Ainge, is still the first two rounds of the 2027 and 2029 Draft of the Angelenos. To get them, everything indicates that they will also have to get Westbrook.

The Lakers showed interest several weeks ago in Malik Beasley. However, if a deal is reached, Utah will have to fit much more than a Beasley into the package for Westbrook and the two rounds.

Jazz options

Taking into account the current Utah Jazz squad, those from Salt Lake City have some players that the Los Angeles Lakers may be very interested in, and who are precisely the ones they are looking to transfer before the start of the season:

  • jordan clarkson
  • Mike Conley
  • Bojan Bogdanović