Lakers Star Russell Westbrook Sparks Trade Speculation With Latest Move

Russell Westbrook has spent the most of his time with the Los Angeles Lakers mired in trade scuffles,

the divisive point guard fueled rumours that a transfer might be forthcoming by deleting his social media accounts before of the team's preseason opening on Monday.

The Athletic's Shams Charania, Sam Amick, and Jovan Buha all suggested that Westbrook might be traded in the upcoming weeks and months.

The franchise seriously contemplated trading centre Myles Turner and guard Buddy Hield to the Pacers for Westbrook and unprotected first-round selections in 2027 and 2029.

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The Lakers are tinkering with their new-look roster and the idea of Westbrook coming off the bench is a possibility.

Westbrook started Monday night’s preseason opener against the Kings but coach Darvin Ham has been clear that the team has options.