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LeBron James and Lakers may not have a real shot at getting Donovan Mitchell

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LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers could be in big trouble in their quest to land Donovan Mitchell.

LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers
© Matthew Stockman/Getty ImagesLeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers trying to sign a superstar to give Le Bron James one last chance at a championship. It will be a tall order in a loaded Western Conference with teams like the Dallas Mavericks, the… Denver Nuggets or the Oklahoma City Thunder.

After two consecutive crushing eliminations against the Nuggets, the Lakers have released James and… Anthony Davis are not enough to run. They need a third big name.

Therefore Donovan Mitchell has become the hottest topic in the N.B.A. After another sensational season with the Cleveland CavaliersSpidey is the chosen one to help the Lakers Le Bron James. Even above Trae Young.

With three first-round picks at their disposal, Los Angeles is prepared to offer a blockbuster trade to the Cavs. However, these plans could have taken an unexpected turn.

Donovan Mitchell could be key if the Lakers want to keep LeBron James (Getty Images)

Will Donovan Mitchell be traded to the Lakers?

According to a report by Jake Fischer, the Cleveland Cavaliers They are not expected to hear trade offers Donovan Mitchell. In fact, they won’t consider proposals for other big names like Jarrett Allen, Evan Mobley or Darius Garland.

“The Cavs don’t seem particularly motivated to listen to trade requests for any member of their core four, sources said, even with the possibility that Garland’s representation at Klutch Sports could move to request a trade if Mitchell were to extend long-term. ”

Will Donovan Mitchell play with LeBron James?

It is important to remember that Adrian Wojnarowski confirmed a few weeks ago Donovan Mitchell was leaning towards a contract extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

“I contacted Donovan Mitchell and he told me emphatically that he is not unhappy with anyone or anything in Cleveland. In fact, he said to me: “I’m happy in Cleveland. I’ve been happy since I arrived in Cleveland.”

However, nothing is official yet and that is why many teams are keeping their hopes alive. Mitchell is entering the final year of his contract and the options appear clear for him.

A huge expansion of the Cavaliersplay his final season to become an unrestricted free agent or be part of a blockbuster trade as Cleveland would want to get something in return before he leaves.

Miguel Angel Fernandez Castro is a sports writer and analyst at Bolavip US, specializing in NFL, MLB, NBA, College Football, Soccer, Tennis and Golf. With more than 15 years of experience, he has served as an anchor, commentator and reporter at Grupo ACIR Radio in Mexico, covering major global events such as the FIFA World Cup, Super Bowl, FIFA Confederations Cup, World Baseball Classic and Pan American Games . , PGA Tour and ATP Tour. He holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education.

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