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The Lakers Trade Machine: Ranked By Position, Feasibility, Fit, Age, & Cost!

When the games are over and the offseason begins, there’s nothing as fun, exciting, exhilarating, frustrating, or polarizing for Lakers fans than talking about trades, whom to pursue, whom to trade, who says YES, who says NO.

So here is Lakerholics.Com’s ‘Laker Trade Machine’ with rankings by position, fit, cost, and attainability for every potential trade target the Los Angeles Lakers might be interested in pursuing a trade for this offseason:

RANKING (In order of Importance):

Feasibility: A=Doable, F=Not Doable
Fit: A=Great Fit, F=Poor Fit
Cost: A=Affordable, F=Prohibitive
Age: A=In Prime, F=Too Old

POINT GUARDS:

  1. Dennis Schroder
    OKC Thunder, 27 yrs old, 6' 1" 172 lbs, $15.5M salary
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 18.9/3.6/4.0, FG%/3P%/FT%: 46.9/38.5/83.9
    Feasibility: B, Fit: A, Cost: B, Age: A
  2. Goran Dragic
    Miami Heat, 34 yrs old, 6' 3" 190 lbs, $19.2M salary (S&T/MLE)
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 16.2/3.2/5.1, FG%/3P%/FT%: 44.1/36.7/77.6
    Feasibility: B, Fit: A, Cost: B, Age: D
  3. Chris Paul
    OKC Thunder, 35 yrs old, 6' 1" 175 lbs, $41.4M salary
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 17.6/5.0/6.7, FG%/3P%/FT%:48.9/36.5/90.7
    Feasibility: B, Fit: A, Cost: C, Age: D
  4. Derrick Rose
    Detroit Pistons, 32 yrs old, 6' 2" 200 lbs, $7.7M salary
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 18.1/2.4/5.6, FG%/3P%/FT%: 49.0/30.6/87.1
    Feasibility: B, Fit: C, Cost: A, Age: C
  5. Jrue Holiday
    New Orleans Pelicans, 30 yrs old, 6' 2" 205 lbs, $26.2M salary
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 19.1/4./6.7, FG%/3P%/FT%: 45.5/35.3/70.9
    Feasibility: C, Fit: A, Cost: D, Age: B
  6. Spencer Dinwiddie
    Brooklyn Nets, 27 yrs old, 6' 5" 215 lbs, $11.5M salary
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 20.6/3.5/6.8, FG%/3P%/FT%: 41.5/30.8/77.8
    Feasibility: C, Fit: B, Cost: C, Age: A

SHOOTING GUARDS:

  1. Victor Oladipo
    Indiana Pacers, 28 yrs old, 6' 4" 213 lbs, $21.0M salary
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 23.1/5.6/5.2* FG%/3P%/FT%: 47.7/37.1/79.0*
    Feasibility: B, Fit: A, Cost: B, Age: A
    (* 2017–18)
  2. Buddy Hield
    Sacramento Kings, 27 yrs old, 6' 4" 220 lbs, $24.9M salary
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 19.2/4.6/3.0, FG%/3P%/FT%: 42.9/39.4/84.6
    Feasibility: B, Fit: B, Cost: C, Age: A
  3. Bogdan Bogdanovic
    Sacramento Kings, 28 yrs old, 6' 6" 220 lbs, $10.7M salary
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 15.1/3.4/3.4, FG%/3P%/FT%: 44.0/37.2/74.1
    Feasibility: C, Fit: B, Cost: C, Age: A
  4. J.J. Redick
    New Orleans Pelicans, 36 yrs old, 6' 3" 200 lbs, $13.0M salary
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 18.1/2.4/5.6, FG%/3P%/FT%: 45.3/45.3/89.2
    Feasibility: C, Fit: B, Cost: C, Age: D
  5. Zach LaVine
    Chicago Bulls, 25 yrs old, 6' 6" 200 lbs, $19.5M salary
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 15.3/2.5/2.0, FG%/3P%/FT%: 44.7/37.5/80.2
    Feasibility: D, Fit: A, Cost: D, Age: A
  6. Bradley Beal
    Washington Wizards, 27 yrs old, 6' 3" 207 lbs, $28.8M salary
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 30.5/4.2/6.1, FG%/3P%/FT%: 45.5/35.3/84.2
    Feasibility: D, Fit: A, Cost: D, Age: A

SMALL FORWARDS:

  1. Maurice Harkless
    New York Knicks, 27 yrs old, 6' 7" 220 lbs, $11.0M salary (S&T/MLE)
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 5.8/3.9/1.1, FG%/3P%/FT%: 45.5/28.0/62.5
    Feasibility: B. Fit: C, Cost: C, Age: A
  2. Rodney Hood
    Portland Trail Blazers, 28 yrs old, 6' 8" 208 lbs, $6.0M salary (S&T/MLE)
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 11.0/3.4/1.5, FG%/3P%/FT%: 50.6/49.3/77.8
    Feasibility: C, Fit: B, Cost: C, Age: B
  3. Joe Ingles
    Utah Jazz, 33 yrs old, 6' 7" 220 lbs, $10.9M salary
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 9.8/3.9/5.2, FG%/3P%/FT%: 44.5/39.9/78.7
    Feasibility: C, Fit: B, Cost: C, Age: C
  4. DeMar DeRozan
    San Antonio Spurs, 31 yrs old, 6' 6" 200 lbs, $27.7M salary
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 22.1/5.5/5.6, FG%/3P%/FT%: 53.1/25.7/84.5
    Feasibility: C, Fit: D, Cost: C, Age: C
  5. Joe Harris
    Brooklyn Nets, 29 yrs old, 6' 6" 220 lbs, $7.7M salary (S&T/MLE)
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 14.5/4.3/2.1, FG%/3P%/FT%: 48.6/42.4/71.9
    Feasibility: D, Fit: C, Cost: C, Age: B
  6. Gordon Hayward
    Boston Celtics, 30 yrs old, 6' 7" 225 lbs, $34.2M salary
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 17.5/6.7/4.1, FG%/3P%/FT%: 50.0/38.3/85.5
    Feasibility: D, Fit: C, Cost: D, Age: B

POWER FORWARDS:

  1. Christian Wood
    Detroit Pistons, 24 yrs old, 6' 11" 214 lbs, $1.6M salary (S&T/MLE)
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 13.1/6.3/1.0, FG%/3P%/FT%: 56.7/38.6/74.4
    Feasibility: B, Fit: A, Cost: C, Age: A
  2. Danilo Gallinari
    OKC Thunder, 32 yrs old, 6' 10" 233 lbs, $22.6M salary (S&T/MLE)
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 18.7/5.2/1.9, FG%/3P%/FT%: 43.8/40.5/89.3
    Feasibility: B, Fit: B, Cost: C, Age: C
  3. Kevin Love
    Cleveland Cavaliers, 32 yrs old, 6' 8" 220 lbs, $31.3M salary
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 17.6/9.8/3.2, FG%/3P%/FT%: 45.0/37.4/85.4
    Feasibility: B, Fit: B, Cost: C, Age: D
  4. Jerami Grant
    Denver Nuggets, 26 yrs old, 6' 8" 220 lbs, $9.4M salary (S&T/MLE)
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 12.0/3.5/1.2, FG%/3P%/FT%: 47.8/38.9/75.0
    Feasibility: C, Fit: A, Cost: C, Age: A
  5. Davis Bertans
    Washington Wizards, 27 yrs old, 6' 10" 225 lbs, $7.0M salary (S&T/MLE)
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 15.4/4.5/1.7, FG%/3P%/FT%: 43.4/42.4/85.2
    Feasibility: C, Fit: A, Cost: C, Age: A
  6. Robert Covington
    Houston Rockets, 29 yrs old, 6' 7" 209 lbs, $12.1M salary
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 12.4/6.6/1.3, FG%/3P%/FT%: 43.5/34.6/79.8
    Feasibility: C, Fit: B, Cost: C, Age: B

CENTERS:

  1. Myles Turner
    Indiana Pacers, 24 yrs old, 6' 11" 250 lbs, $18.0M salary
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 12.1/6.6/1.2, FG%/3P%/FT%: 45.7/34.4/76.8
    Feasibility: B, Fit: A, Cost: C, Age: A
  2. Aron Baynes
    Phoenix Suns, 33 yrs old, 6' 10" 260 lbs, $5.5M salary (S&T/MLE)
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 11.5/5.6/1.6, FG%/3P%/FT%: 48.0/35.1/74.7
    Feasibility: B, Fit: B, Cost: B Age: C
  3. Tristan Thompson
    Cleveland Cavaliers, 29 yrs old, 6' 9" 254 lbs, $18.5M salary (S&T/MLE)
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 12.0/10.1/2.1, FG%/3P%/FT%: 51.2/39.1/61.5
    Feasibility: B, Fit: C, Cost: B, Age: B
  4. Serge Ibaka
    Toronto Raptors, 31 yrs old, 7' 0" 235 lbs, $23.3M salary (S&T/MLE)
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 15.4/8.2/1.4, FG%/3P%/FT%: 51.2/38.5/71.8
    Feasibility: C, Fit: B, Cost: B, Age: C
  5. Nikola Vucevic
    Orlando Magic, 29 yrs old, 6' 11" 250 lbs, $26.0M salary
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 19.6/10.9/3.6, FG%/3P%/FT%: 47.7/33.9/78.4
    Feasibility: C, Fit: B, Cost: C, Age: B
  6. Marc Gasol
    Toronto Raptors, 35 yrs old, 6' 11" 255 lbs, $25.6M salary (S&T/MLE)
    Pts/Reb/Ast: 7.5/6.3/3.3, FG%/3P%/FT%: 42.7/38.5/73.5
    Feasibility: C, Fit: C, Cost: B, Age: D

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