los angeles lakers They have recovered in recent weeks, but the board of directors does not rest on finding ways to improve the roster for a season in which they will not perform for access to the playoffs after a campaign in which they were left out of the postseason.
The Californian board continues to look for a way to bring reinforcements to Lebron James and Anthony Davis and the name of the point guard new york knicksDerrick Rose, came to the fore in the last meetings of the team’s high command.
Ashish Mathur of Heavy.com said an Eastern Conference official said the lakers they were very interested in making a trade for Rose, but that her salary was the stumbling block in their ability to do so.
The MVP winner of the nba He has a salary of $14.5 million with a team option for the 2023-24 season for $15.5 million. So far this season, Rose is averaging 6.8 points per game with 1.8 rebounds and 2.1 assists, poor numbers compared to what he had last season.
“He may not even want to leave New York because he and Tom Thibodeau are so close. The Lakers have always had an interest, but there is no way that deal is going to work now with the contract that he has,” an executive told Heavy.com.