Lakers targeting Kyrie Irving after clearing max cap space, per report

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In addition to acquiring Davis, the Lakers also have max cap space going into free agency on June 30.

After reportedly trading Isaac Bonga, Moe Wagner, Jemerrio Jones and a 2022 second-round pick to the Washington Wizards, the Los Angeles Lakers now have $32 million in cap space, enough to sign a max contract free-agent. It's been since reported that Leonard will grant the Lakers a meeting shortly after free agency officially begins Sunday night.

James has worn No. 23 in 12 of his previous 16 seasons, including all 11 seasons with Cleveland. Los Angeles agreed to send Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks to New Orleans for Davis. The Wizards will send cash to the New Orleans Pelicans in the deal, said the person who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the agreement can not be finalized until July 6.

Chicago police release videos, documents from Jussie Smollett incident
Smollett was suspended from Empire , and later it was confirmed he wouldn't return for the show's final season. So Smollett may not walk off scot-free, after all: The special prosecutor can refile charges and go to trial.

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Lakers are very interested in bringing guard D'Angelo Russell back to Southern California. He averaged 27.4 points, 8.5 rebounds and 8.3 assists for Los Angeles in 2018-19 but was limited to a career-low 55 games because of a groin injury. Through the first 34 games of the season, the Lakers were right in the hunt, sitting at the No. 4 spot in the playoff race.

"If the Lakers decide to break up the money, they're interested in several combinations of players including Toronto Raptors guard Danny Green, Orlando Magic wing Terrence Ross, Portland Trail Blazers guard Seth Curry and several other free agents with a strong shooting ability". Mary High School in OH and wore it the two separate times he was playing with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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