Lakers Acquire Second-Round Pick From Orlando

Lakers Acquire Second-Round Pick From Orlando

2:04pm: The trade is complete, the Magic confirmed in a press release (Twitter link). In 2028, Orlando will receive either the Lakers’ or the Wizards’ second-round pick, whichever is better. 12:54pm: The Lakers will trade into the second round of tonight’s draft by acquiring the 35th pick from the Magic in exchange for cash and a future second-rounder, tweets ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Orlando will receive L.A.’s second-round pick in 2028, sources tell Khobi Price of The Orlando Sentinel (Twitter link). The Lakers had been trying to land a draft pick and are now in position to grab any projected late first-rounders who slide a few spots. Wendell Moore, Christian Braun and Caleb Houstan may be names to watch, according to Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer (Twitter link). The trade leaves …
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