According to ESPN's Brian Windhorst, the Lakers also have eyes for Chicago Bulls forward Jabari Parker. Parker signed a two-year, $20 million deal with Chicago. If Davis is not traded, he will likely be allowed to return, but there's a strong possibility he could be "shut down to an extent" for the remainder of the season at some point after the break.
Here's a look at the definitive three reasons why the New Orleans Pelicans superstar on the trade block, Anthony Davis, is a flawless and ideal fit for where the Chicago Bulls are trying to move into the future. Both Parker and Caldwell-Pope have expiring contracts.
" is available and has been floated out there for some spots". I'm not sure that's going to get done but that's been discussed. And when needed, Caldwell-Pope has filled in as a starter and done so pretty well. Jabari Parker could be a Laker within the next few days. Parker-who was expected to be a star in Chicago-took a lesser role with the Bulls after an internal conflict based around minutes. "Jabari is a polarizing player but he might be interesting on the Lakers".
However, New Orleans could be interested in the Knicks' lottery pick, if NY lands the No. 1 overall pick in June's draft lottery.
The 27-year-old is shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc while making 2.5 3-pointers a game.
While the Lakers interest in Jabari Parker is far from the main event, it's interesting that they're kicking the tires on him.