The Los Angeles Lakers are now in position to have a max salary slot in free agency and still acquire Anthony Davis. However, it will take cooperation from one or multiple teams, including the New Orleans Pelicans.
On Tuesday, league sources confirmed to ESPN that the Lakers have been canvassing the NBA looking for a third team (and possibly a fourth) to expand the Davis trade, which was agreed to on Saturday.
How would this work, what would the Lakers have to give up, and can they actually get it done? Let's dive into the details.