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Sport NBA Draft 2017: Lakers looking to add another first-round pick, report says

15:36  19 june  2017
15:36  19 june  2017 Source:

2017 NBA Draft rumors: Lonzo Ball 'didn’t blow the Lakers away' at workout

  2017 NBA Draft rumors: Lonzo Ball 'didn’t blow the Lakers away' at workout Lonzo Ball may be a Lakers favorite in NBA mock drafts, but it's not a guarantee.While Ball has made his preference to play in Los Angeles very clear, the Lakers may not reciprocate. They are still interested in him as a prospect, but there's no guarantee he goes second overall. According to Bleacher Report's Kevin Ding, Ball "didn’t blow the Lakers away or seal any deal in the time he spent with their officials Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Lakers should still probably look to add the best young piece they can to continue building this core. It's a tricky situation, but I would want a young, talented player and another first - round pick to consider 2017 NBA Draft Rumors: Lakers will reportedly work out Dominique Hawkins next week.

The Los Angeles Lakers are trying to acquire another first - round pick in this Thursday’s NBA draft , league sources told ESPN. The Lakers have engaged at least two other teams in the lottery, sources said , as they search for players to improve their outside shooting and perimeter defense.

The Los Angeles Lakers are throwing gasoline on their rebuild fire as the team is looking to acquire another first-round pick in Thursday’s draft.

The Lakers already own the second and 28th overall picks, but are initiating talks with multiple lottery teams to get a third first-round pick, according to ESPN, which cited unidentified league sources.

Los Angeles Lakers © (Getty Images) Los Angeles Lakers

UCLA's Lonzo Ball is expected to be Los Angeles’ pick at No. 2, but Kentucky’s De’Aaron Fox and Kansas’ Josh Jackson also have worked out for the team. Later in the lottery, if L.A. acquires another selection, a sharpshooter like Duke's Luke Kennard could be a potential target.

NBA Draft 2017: Lonzo Ball stays in L.A., goes to Lakers with No. 2 pick .
The Lakers are keeping the Lonzo Ball hype train in Los Angeles after selecting the former UCLA point guard with the No. 2 overall pick.Was there ever any doubt?

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