Lakers Rumors: Hottest News, Trade Buzz Regarding Ty Lawson, Nick Young and More

This offseason has already been a busy one for the Los Angeles Lakers as they look to get themselves back in contention in the Western Conference, but their transformation may not be complete quite yet.

L.A. has already brought in the likes of Roy Hibbert, Louis Williams, Brandon Bass, D'Angelo Russell and Larry Nance Jr. through trades, free agency and the draft. If the Lakers are going to truly make it tough on the opposition in 2015-16, though, more has to be done.

As the offseason wears on and the upcoming campaign draws closer, here is a look at the latest trade rumors making the rounds in Laker land.


Ty Lawson

Ty Lawson has been the Denver Nuggets' undisputed starting point guard for the past four years, and he has largely done a great job as arguably the NBA's best player to not make an All-Star team during that time. Even so, Lawson's time among the Rocky Mountains could be nearing its end.

Not only is Denver looking to change the complexion of its team after missing the playoffs in back-to-back years, but it may also want to move Lawson on in order to get away from his off-court distractions. The 27-year-old star was recently arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, which was his second such arrest this year.

Despite the former University of North Carolina standout's obvious issues, Chris Mannix of has heard the Lakers are among a handful of teams showing interest in trading for him.

As pointed out by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the seventh-year pro could potentially be had at a bargain price:

Dealing for Lawson would be a significant risk, considering his off-court situation, but he is taking steps to get better. According to ESPN, he will enter a DUI rehabilitation center. Even though Lawson's status as a Nuggets player is now tenuous at best, general manager Tim ...

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