Lakers Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Carmelo Anthony, Kyle Lowry and More

The Los Angeles Lakers' whirlwind of an offseason is just getting underway.

After a historically dismal season in 2013, this team is looking to make waves in many departments over the summer. The team's head coaching search continues, the draft is only two days away and rumors of Los Angeles attempting to bring in some top-tier free agents are plentiful.

With all of the changes the Lakers are expected to undergo—be it on the roster or in the staff—the web is full of gossip surrounding the team.

Let's take a look at some of the juiciest Lakers rumors that have recently surfaced.


Lakers Coveting Kyle Lowry

It's no surprise to hear Los Angeles is interested in a point guard. After all, that position remains a major team need, and many mock drafts have speculated the team will take a prospect such as Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart with the No. 7 pick in the draft to fill the void.

As it turns out, Los Angeles could be looking to acquire a veteran instead. According to a report from David Aldridge of, "Raps have a decent shot at keeping Kyle Lowry, but there will be suitors—and the Lakers are at the top of the list."

Bringing in Lowry to form a duo with the electrifying Kobe Bryant simply seems unfair.

We all know what Bryant is capable of when healthy, and adding Lowry's averages of 17.9 points, 4.7 rebounds and 7.4 assists per game last season would be the icing on the cake.

Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders tweeted that Lowry would be happy staying in Toronto for next season:

However, joining the Lakers must be at least slightly intriguing for the point guard.


Kobe Courting Melo

Could Bryant have begun the recruiting process for Carmelo Anthony already?

According to a tweet from ESPN's Chris Broussard, sourc...

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