Lakers Rumors: Team Offers Steve Nash, Multiple Picks For Rajon Rondo

rajon_rondo

Rumors surrounding Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo have heated up recently as the Celtics have showed ‘renewed interest’ in shipping out the former All-Star and teams have been lining up their best offers.

— Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION “Try Me” T-Shirts? —

The Dallas Mavericks looked to be one of the frontrunners to land Rondo, but the Los Angeles Lakers were also one of the teams who inquired about him. According to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne, the Lakers made a pretty serious offer for the Celtics point guard:

Steve Nash’s expiring contract, worth nearly $10 million is a very tantalizing trade chip and could help the Celtics clear out even more cap room than they are already scheduled to have.

For the Lakers, adding Rondo would immediately improve the team. He is an expert at getting other players great shots, something that very few Lakers can do on this roster. He is also someone who could appeal to other free agents this summer.

Rondo is an unrestricted free agent this summer as well, so the Lakers do run the risk of losing him much like Dwight Howard a couple of years ago. It is worth noting, however, that Rondo and Kobe Bryant already have an established friendship unlike Dwight and Kobe had.

The Lakers have a lot of competition in trying to get Rondo away from the Celtics, but it looks as if the front office is doing everything they can to improve the roster.

[divide]

Kobe Bryant Asked About Trade Rumors

You May Also Like

Lakers Discussing Trade for Jordan Farmar

ESPN’s Ric Bucher reported on the air today that the Lakers might…

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Brooklyn Nets NBA Highlights

The Los Angeles Lakers will play their fourth game of a five-game…

Ramon Sessions’ Present and Future with the Lakers

As the NBA and the Lakers near their last game of the…

Frank Vogel Explains ‘Randomness’ Of Lakers Offensive Scheme

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel has long been known as a defensive-minded leader. Whenever given…