Pacers rout James, Lakers 136-94

NBA Commissioner David Stern left poses with the No. 1 overall draft pick Kyrie Irving

This would just be a hilarious night on NBA Twitter (which it very much was) if the Lakers were poised to make some sort of deal shipping off some or all of those young players who have seen their team shop them openly for about a week now.

The most recent reported trade proposal from the Lakers to the Pelicans included giving up Lonzo Ball, Kuzma, Ingram, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Josh Hart, Ivica Zubac and two first round picks, while taking Solomon Hill for cap relief.

Fans in Indianapolis rubbed in the rumors, yelling "LeBron's going to trade you" at Lakers guard Brandon Ingram as he went to the free throw line. "If you let that bother you, you're in the wrong sport". "I've been working to get my finger back healthy". The Pacers won 136-94, the worst-ever loss for LeBron James in a game he's played in.

Myles Turner hit a pair of 3-pointers, while Bogdanovic, Aaron Holiday and Cory Joseph added one apiece in the second period, during which the Pacers outscored the Lakers 36-20 to build a 69-46 halftime lead.

It was the first contest Davis was healthy enough to rejoin the team since sustaining the injury on January 18, sources said.

Lou Williams scored 31 points for the Clippers.

The Los Angeles Clippers rallied in Charlotte, where forward Tobias Harris drained a floater in the lane with 4.3 seconds remaining to give the Clippers a 117-115 victory over the Hornets. The Philadelphia 76ers fell to Toronto 119-107.

In any case, the Celtics are gearing up for what has the looks of an arduous playoff run and could be trying to acquire a minor player or two that the Pelicans would like as well. Bojan Bogdanovic and Myles Turner led the way for IN with 24 and 22 points respectively.

Lowry appeared unaffected by a report that the Raptors had offered him to the Memphis Grizzlies as part of a trade package for Mike Conley and Marc Gasol.

Davis' agent, Rich Paul of Klutch Sports, seems to have made some inroads into tightening the trade market on the Pelicans, limiting what some rivals might be willing to offer based on the fear of losing Davis as a rental in 2020 free agency. Thaddeus Young finished with 12 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists.



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