Lakers Rumors Roundup: Pacers trade ‘dead,’ free of charge agent exercise session established

Even in their tries to transfer on to a System B, the Lakers have however once more achieved an deadlock, some thing that has transpired time and time yet again for the workforce throughout this offseason.

Here’s a glimpse at the most current studies and rumors.

Pacers trade lifeless in the h2o

Immediately after seemingly working into a dead conclude with the Kyrie Irving trade discussions, the Lakers turned again to their system B with the Pacers in new days. Even so, in extremely related trend, all those trade talks have strike a stopping position as well with the Lakers however unwilling to contain draft picks.

As a end result, according to Bob Kravitz of The Athletic, the Lakers and Pacers trade talks are lifeless in the water.

A trade offer that would have observed the Los Angeles Lakers trade Russell Westbrook and a initially-rounder to the Indiana Pacers in return for Myles Turner and Buddy Hield is currently useless, sources inform The Athletic. The Pacers want a 2nd to start with-round selection included to the deal, sources say.

Longtime NBA reporter Marc Stein also verified the two sides had talked over a offer.

Now, it is not completely astonishing that deal did not internet the Lakers two starting-caliber players. The common consensus is that it will price tag the Lakers a person draft decide on to just offload Westbrook’s wage and then at least another decide on to obtain something of benefit in

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Matt Ioannidis’ agent furious with Commanders

The Washington Commanders experienced a occupied Wednesday afternoon. Immediately after showing up to shed working back J.D. McKissic to the Buffalo Payments, the Commanders reportedly offered him the similar income he was obtaining in Buffalo and he made the decision to continue to be.

On the heels of that shock arrived news that the Commanders had minimize a few gamers: still left guard Ereck Bouquets, safety Deshazor Everett, and defensive deal with Matt Ioannidis, which saves them $19 million versus the cap.

Ioannidis was not expecting to be unveiled, and Alan Herman, Ioannidis’ agent, was not expecting it possibly — primarily in gentle of a dialogue Herman claims he experienced with a crew agent. Herman instructed the Affiliated Press that he and his fellow agent, Jared Fox, ended up lied to by Commanders senior VP of football administration Rob Rogers when they spoke to him in the course of the NFL merge.

“They appeared us straight in the eye, Rob Rogers, and Rob mainly claimed to Jared and myself: ‘Absolutely not. We have no views of releasing Matt Ioannidis,’” Herman instructed The Involved Push. “We do not significantly care to be lied to to our face. I really don’t like when an individual lies to my deal with.

“They took him out of the cost-free agent sector now for two days. That places us now at a drawback simply because other teams have paid other defensive linemen contracts, and (Ioannidis) has not been capable to acquire gain of that. Which is not the way you carry out company in the National Football League.”

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All those are some spicy words to throw all around, but it truly is likely a reflection of how he and Ioannidis come to feel.

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