Report: Lakers Acquire 2nd Round Pick in Pre-NBA Draft Trade

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Sports Illustrated

By Jelani Scott Prior to landing the selection, L.A. did not hold a pick in the 2022 draft. View the original article to see embedded media. After entering Thursday without any assets in the 2022 NBA Draft, the Lakers have reportedly acquired a second-round pick following a deal with the Magic. Los Angeles landed Orlando’s No. 35 pick in exchange for a future second-round pick and cash, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Prior to the deal, the Lakers’ only selection in this year’s draft (No. 8) belonged to the Pelicans, thanks to the blockbuster 2019 trade that brought Anthony Davis to L….

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