"Should the Knicks trade Zion to the Pelicans for AD?"
1. Try to trade the pick for AD
2. Draft Jarrett Culver if you can’t
This is huge for us. What I wanted us to do all along. Trade talk with AD is surely over.
Lakers now can build their young core, have Lebron, max slots, and add another young talent/asset to the team. No matter how bad the ownership is, we are still in a good position.
Lakers really about to package that #4 pick and send it for AD wow I’m glad Adam Silver rigged the lottery for us
From a Clippers persepctice, the draft lottery went about as well as possible. Unclear if this means AD is more or less likely to be traded, but Knicks, Lakers or 76ers getting the No. 1 pick would’ve helped a rival in their free agency pitch and/or AD trade talks.
Despite the Grizzlies pick not conveying for 2019, this is a pretty brutal result for the Celtics. Lakers and Knicks (two potential players for AD) now will have a better asset to shop than C's.
Adam Silver like “here NOLA y’all can have Zion. Trade AD to the Lakers”
If AD refuses to play with the Pelicans next year, he’ll be playing somewhere in the East. I don’t believe the Pelicans are going to grant him his wish by sending him to the Lakers. It’s rare if ever that a player lands where he wants to go via trade when he forces his way out.
This is how it all goes down...
-With a 2% chance the Lakers got the 4th pick in the draft
-AD is traded to the Lakers for the 4th Pick
-Lakers bring in Kyrie in Free Agency-- LeBron gets a Big 3 in LA
-Pelicans rebuild with Zion and the 4th overall pick
Draft night is sure to be chaos now, between Lakers likely including their 1st in an AD trade and the Bulls likely as players to trade up, 💩 is going to get weird.
If the Lakers want AD they’re in the drivers seat.
Knicks can’t make a more competitive offer.
Boston’s assets have depreciated and Kyrie is leaving.
They literally just have to not mess it up. https://t.co/x7KEuYWtja
The Lakers now have more ammunition to go get AD from New Orleans, which is going full rebuild if they move AD, with the No. 4 pick. That’s a guaranteed top-5 pick. The Celtics can’t offer that via the Memphis pick next year, and there’s no guarantee it will be top 5 in ‘21 if...
Pelicans gonna trade AD to Lakers for #4 pick and players while keeping the #1 pick???
Man just send AD to the lakers tomorrow man. Stop the bullshit man lmao
All works out for AD now cuz the Lakers & Knicks were his top 2 choices of teams to go! So now they have the picks to trade for him! That would give NO a #3 or possible #4 pick to go with Zion! Win win for all 3 of those teams
This is why I really hoped that NY got the 1st pick. Now all these BULLSHIT AD to Lakers trade rumors about to begin😖
Lol trade lebron to the @PelicansNBA
if him and AD wanna play so bad. Gimme @ZionW32
to the lakers please
So the Lakers probably are going to trade everyone and the #4 for AD and then sign Kyrie too, right?
Anthony Davis is 100% going to the Lakers for that #4 pick, Ingram, Kuzma and probably Lonzo. Zion means nothing to AD.
Yeah, Plus the Nuggets got MPJ potentially next season. But the Lakers were a 4 seed in the west at one point and have mad cap space. The Grizzlies are not a weak team. And the Pelicans last year made it to the Western Conference Semifinals. However, It will depend on AD
Yes it's rigged and the #1 pick wasn't the prize, AD is and now that the Pels got Zion, they will be more open to trading AD to the Lakers. You gotta look between the lines
The NBA Lottery rigged asf so the Bulls fall to 7 and The Lakers get the 4th pick so they can trade it to New Orleans with a couple players for AD smh it’s so damn obvious it’s not even funny
If the Pelicans trade AD to the Lakers for their young players + the 4 pick the Pelicans are going to be a problem.
Pelicans should finally trade AD to the Lakers. Get the Lakers young core to go with Zion. Lonzo, Zion, Kuzma, and Ingram solid young core right there. @PelicansNBA
The Knicks have the Lakers beat for an AD trade. Higher pick, multiple future 1sts, Knox, Robinson, etc. The Clippers could put together a fantastic offer should they pursue an AD trade. But the Knicks seem to have the best package of the interested & realistic options currently
Pelicans get the #1, Lakers get #4, AD wants to get traded to the Lakers and they’d do it for the #4 pick...you can 1. Not tell me this is not rigged 2. LeBrons people had influence on this https://t.co/utVwLD4c6S
That genuinely upsets me.. teams that are bad, need to be better. The lakers having a top 4 pick? Come on. The pelicans lose CP3, get AD. Gonna lose AD, now get Zion. It’s ridiculous. They’re gonna waste him just like have other players. I’d much rather chi even over us.
I just think the vindictive nature of Gayle Benson won’t let Griffin trade AD to Lakers.
Try and convince AD to sign the extension. Failing that, get the Knicks and Lakers and Celtics into a bidding war and take the best package. Pels are in a great spot https://t.co/D9Gm9n3rJX
Can someone explain to me how the Lakers got the 4th pick 😂😂 ad ready to leave so they gave the pelicans the 1st lmao this shit rigged af
Why some Lakers fans talking. Who to pick at 4. This is easy ladies and gentlemen. Lakers will and should offer it to the Pelicans for AD! That’s it. It’s right there.
AD will not stay in NO, the Lakers will trade that 4 pick to NO
@NewMoonWearWolf @krjiiie @johnathanvolk @MagicJohnson @Lakers
They tried to sell the farm in January! Why would New Orleans entertain a #4 pick and fn lonzo ball lmfao. Did Zo grow leaps and bounds since the end of the season? Is there some magical projected #4 worth getting rid of fucking a Zion/AD combo for???? Ayayay lakers can dream!
true, lakers are gonna wanna keep BI and Zo so if they can keep them AND get AD and still be able to get a top free agent would be fleecing the pels, they’re set up nice for the future though
Lakers need help from AD to force a trade to the Lakers only.....
Even though the Lakers got 4, that’s still really good. They are in position to draft a really good player or they can add that to a potential AD trade. Possibilities are endless
This cleared any possible blocked path for Ainge. By far best case scenario if we want AD. If Knicks or Lakers got him we had a problem. The fact he went to Pelicans is unbelievable for Ainge if he really wants AD
AD to Lakers, Pels draft Zion at 1, get the Lakers #4 pick, #1 pick next year and a 3-4 players from LA
All them have high ceiling and to go ahead and trade them all for one player. If the knicks, Celtics, or Lakers would to trade there young players for AD, it would be stupid. Just wait a year for him
AD going to the Lakers for the 4th pick, Kuz & Lonzo
Lakers Get: Anthony Davis
Pelicans get: 4th pick, Ingram, Kuzma.
Pelicans form a big 3 of Ingram,Kuz,Zion. AND the 4th pick at getting possibly Reddish, Garland etc...
Lakers then have AD, Lebron, Lonzo and have Cap space to go after another Star in Kyrie, KD...
I don’t think they getting AD if the Knicks offer the 3rd pick to the pelicans. Pelicans could pair Zion & Rj together who are already best friends. Lakers just missed the cut.
Looks like the @Lakers
might give up the forth pick to NO for AD giving them two picks in the top 5?
How can they still pull a trade for AD??? They’re package is nowhere near what lakers and Celtics can trade. The plan isn’t based off other teams, but if their chances fall at signing guys that you are also trying to sign, it’s obviously a positive
Lakers need to trade number 4 pick to pelicans for AD this year. Well I guess that will be bad to do when they can just wait till next year aN get him for free aN go get Morant from Murray State this year in the draft.
Imagine if the Pelican made that AD trade like they should have!? Had all the Lakers young talent and #1 pick lmao they need to deal out AD yesterday!
nah AD gettin traded to NY for #3 or the celtics for tatum. the lakers would have to offer up lonzo, ingram, kuz, AND the pick for the pelicans to pull the trigger on that one, simply out of spite.
Lakers gon offer that #4 to Wizards in a Beal Package or Pelicans in revised AD deal. I don't see them keeping the pick. And Yes I said them!
My question is how the grizzlers get the 2nd pick they were outside of the top 3 and lakers at 4 bruhhh its rigged soo now how does lakers trade to get ad
Anybody can come to the Lakers lol Zion AD or RJ. We need somebody
I'm so sick of hearing this guy. 😂 He also said #Lakers were the one and only team he would put on his trade list, before adding 3 more, and then later changing to the whole league after his grandfather texted @ramonashelburne
that he hates Boston. AD's mouth has no say now.
PG weak, he got butthurt that they didn’t go balls out for him the summer before, threw a little pitty party.
I think the Pelicans weren’t going to trade AD to the Lakers no matter what the offer was, wanted to hear what the Celtics had to offer
Just like that, the Lakers have placed themselves in position to trade for AD and sign another max player
Trading ad to the Lakers for zo kuz Ingram and the 4th pick 👀 Build around Zion and the young guns from lakerland and also still have the 4th pick to add another potential star #NBALottery
I mean I’d 100% take Kuzma BI and #4 pick for AD. You’re not getting anything better than that from other teams bro. No chance in hell. Thing now is, do the Lakers want to give that up..
David Griffin going to GIFT AD to the Lakers! 😂😂😂 #4thPick
I be shocked if AD is playing with the pelicans if I had to choose its between the knicks and the lakers https://t.co/ub1niAabVY
I love the cockiness when the Lakers get #4. This is my night, man...I am GIDDY
(Then, I think of AD with Zion in the West and get a little sick to my stomach, but I'm enjoying tonight)
I'm not sure what your point is here. Larry Coon's thing appeared to be under the assumption that the Lakers trade for AD first, then sign the free agent. I'm suggesting the opposite order
If the Pelicans trade AD to the Knicks or Lakers for the right package.. that would be an entire “process” in the span of one offseason
AD to the @Lakers
for the 4th RD pick, Lonzo, and Kuzma
Gar pointed out something interesting 3 of the top 4 are all western conference and not only that they were teams that blatantly tanked the pelicans sitting ad Memphis trading away gasol and the lakers sitting lebron meanwhile informing teams not to tank
2* If Knicks do draft RJ Barrett and Ad still wants to leave the pelicans surely there's a straight swap with picks/ players included. Knicks could sign two Max players to play Alongside RJ. Lakers got lucky with #4 pick. Cleveland got unlucky very poor organization anyways.
If the lakers want AD so bad, they should trade their first round pick (#4 overall) to New Orleans ASAP...Pelicans would have the #1 and #4 pick in this years draft. Then all would be happy...
Idk if AD wants to stay or if KD wants to play in NO. I’m biased obviously, but I’d imagine they want to build around Zion, and don’t want any negative influence. I’d expect the Lakers to get him, but I can’t see him staying in N.O.
Lakers gonna get cam reddish from phoenix for Lonzo ball and trade Ingram, Kuzma and the 4th pick plus players and more picks for ad. That’s not to mention the free agent signings.. you heard it here first!
I see why NO thinks so but I think AD has his mind made up. And it’s going to the Lakers.
Again!!!!! You not saying nothing at all!! Gut the roster for a 2 year run. Then we’re left with AD and nothing. What leads you to believe that lakers will get other pieces? What hope have you gathered over the years that we’ll get other pieces to surround AD? https://t.co/ovhls23gYd
true but i still think NOLA is hell bent on not trading AD to the lakers
Lakers have a better deal for AD though. So why trade him to the knicks?
I’ve wanted Reddish, Garland or Ja. If Reddish is there at 7 I’m surprised. Garland goes to LAL or Suns. The NBA knew what they were doing. The 2 teams trying to trade all stars in small markets (AD & Conley) get 1 & 2 🤔 Lakers get rewarded for their drama. All bottom teams fall
The lakers should trade their pick and Brandon Ingram (and some other pieces obviously) to the Pelicans for AD
AD going to the Lakers for Kuzma, Ball, Ingram and some trash pieces.... draft a guard like RJ Barrett or Cam Reddish and have Kemba Walker come thru from Free Agency
If they are willing to trade AD to the Lakers, the pelicans might have a chance to pair Zion with either Cam Reddish or RJ Barrett.
Honestly, this may just be the closing piece for Lakers to aquire AD without having to give up too much. I’d give Ingram, Rondo, pope and the #4 for AD.
It was just a surprise how far the Lakers came up to get the 4th pick, but yeah top 3 would've been way better. I'm sure the Pelicans want to keep AD for sure, but if he still doesn't want to be there that's a different story
with the first pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, the NO Pelicans select Zion Williamson from Duke U.
and traded to the Los Angeles Lakers with AD for LeBron, Ball, Rondo, and McGee. 🖖
Calling it now. they’re gonna trade for assets and future picks + RJ to pair him with Zion since AD half out the door anyway. Pelicans won’t wanna trade AD to the Lakers and risk their chances of being kept or knocked out early of the playoffs
Can’t over do it. Had the give the Lakers 4 just to sweeten the pot for AD. Thankfully I’m an intellect. https://t.co/cKbwoWFziE