Lakers 'legitimate contender' after trading for Anthony Davis - Adrian Wojnarowski | SportsCenter

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Adrian Wojnarowski breaks down how the Los Angeles Lakers acquired Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans via trade. Woj explains the Lakers will be trading Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three 1st-round picks for Davis. Wojnarowski says the Lakers are paying a steep price for Davis, but in the end it is the deal "LA had to make."
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  • MARK the Shark

    MARK the Shark

    4 days ago

    Hahahaha, how is Big Baller Brand doing today??? Just like I said bruh, he has ruined his sons career's. La Loser

  • Cam Z

    Cam Z

    5 days ago

    I think raps should get buzzmak biombo And smash teams throu the inside well ha 've super big right through the middle and spicy with the shake and bake!!! If I was Toronto's coach I'd make the league call me mister👤👤👤. #2 is in the past now. And Toronto is gotta get ready cuz nex year every team out there is gona wana beat the NBA CHAMPIONS. Nex year really is TORONTO vs. Every1. But for now TORONTO RAPTORS#1. " let it burn" by usher, dedicated to you haterz

  • Paul Gurrola

    Paul Gurrola

    10 days ago

    Woj- "there hasn't been a steep price than LA gave up for davis. LA Clippers- hold my beer woj!

  • mwyatt222

    mwyatt222

    25 days ago

    Lakers maybe make the 8th spot. Swept or maybe win one game in round 1. AD has only played 60+ gm.s in a season once. Lebron will need lots of Kawhi time . The third 'super star' they need will wipe out any serious bench prospects and even if its Kawhi they will struggle because none of them can play every game and their back ups will be a bunch of spares. The Mavericks beat OKC with westbrook, KD and Harden then beat Miami w/ a prime Lebron, Bosch and Wade . Neither team had a bench that could run with Dallas and the Mavericks ran them to death in 6 games. They were done if you watch that 6th game over. Same thing will happen this year. If Lebron or AD goes down for any significant time they don t make the play offs. I cant wait to see the Pel.s upset them and Zion run Lebron to death one on one. I think the Mavericks land both Kemba and Deandre Jordan back and theyre the team that takes the spot in the west and not LA. I said LA wouldnt make the post season last year and that Luka would be an allstar and people were laughing at me. Im saying now Luka is going to throw up harden like stats when Lebron is 'resting' out games and be a more significant player in the league next year.

  • Brandon Xia

    Brandon Xia

    25 days ago

    LeBrow!!

  • Hitman t Westside bloods stl

    Hitman t Westside bloods stl

    27 days ago

    Lakers will win it all next year

  • Epic Trends

    Epic Trends

    29 days ago

    The Lakers build a championship team with LeBron and AD and I think two other superstars should be signed as a free agent and I think those two players should be Nikola Jokić as their starting center and either Paul George or LeBron’s old teammate back in Cleveland Kyrie Irving as their starting Point Guard and I think they should trade Moritz Wagner and Isaac Bonga to the Phoenix Suns but I according to my sources I think that Wagner and Bonga will have no playing time with the Suns and will be brought to the G-League and I think that the Lakers might be playing one of their playoffs series against Zion Williamson and the Pelicans.

  • Lt. Mav

    Lt. Mav

    Month ago

    LeB*tch will never be a GOAT. He always needs 2 other Top players to win. Tell LeB*tch he will never be at Jordan. Seat down little cry baby LeB*tch.

  • Rogelio Liera

    Rogelio Liera

    Month ago

    Kawhi will not play with Lakers he don't need super stars his not like kd if you can't beat them just join them big ass saleout

  • Darius Goodwin

    Darius Goodwin

    Month ago

    Lakers should get Khris Middleton

  • Ramses Stafford

    Ramses Stafford

    Month ago

    In the thumbnail LeBroom and AD look like they're both about to sing the patty cake song from The Color Purple.

  • Logan Schroeder

    Logan Schroeder

    Month ago

    Like if the warriors dynasty is done

  • Bleex

    Bleex

    Month ago

    Lakers got fleeced

  • EJ Salinas

    EJ Salinas

    Month ago

    Kawi went to squad thats why it worked ibaka lowry siakam gasol dam vanfleet out nowhere danny green big men dominant big ups to ibaka an siakam they balled out vanfleet

  • EJ Salinas

    EJ Salinas

    Month ago

    Just want topic to talk about

  • EJ Salinas

    EJ Salinas

    Month ago

    Yea all good till injury hits old man then wat an somebody gets jelous never work specially in la they wont get a title guarantee all for nothing mark my words

  • J.D. Matthias

    J.D. Matthias

    Month ago

    And three first round picks. Yeah....

  • Joshua Makshofi

    Joshua Makshofi

    Month ago

    This trade is an ethical disaster, and provides insight into collusion present within the league.

  • gremlinbreeder1

    gremlinbreeder1

    Month ago

    Gonna be a 500 team.

  • Jack Dolah

    Jack Dolah

    Month ago

    Now do Kyrie irving!!

  • Santos Chronicles

    Santos Chronicles

    Month ago

    Wow. This will make the Lakers a contender right away.

  • N00 ENTERTM.

    N00 ENTERTM.

    Month ago

    no shit, pelicans gm on pcp when he made this trade!

  • TIM Aldridge

    TIM Aldridge

    Month ago

    AD- "Yo your hair line go way way back" LEBRON- "Yea your eyebrows look like windshield wipers"

  • akui88

    akui88

    Month ago

    these people said the same shit last year, and the lakers didn't even make the playoffs.

  • Bruce Butler

    Bruce Butler

    Month ago

    Please get kawhi

  • 618BabyJ

    618BabyJ

    Month ago

    Lebron lookin like Thanos out here. Making niggas disappear real quick lol

  • Michael lo

    Michael lo

    Month ago

    Where and what the hell are the pelicans?wait let me Google it

  • White Stunna

    White Stunna

    Month ago

    They look gay in a f__k up gay world. cover your booty cheeks next time

  • Bass Galaxy

    Bass Galaxy

    Month ago

    LJ and AD= Title contenders 😎

  • Chris Blazek

    Chris Blazek

    Month ago

    We got him

  • Just sum guy

    Just sum guy

    Month ago

    Just because they got Davis dont mean nun

  • nimbus132

    nimbus132

    Month ago

    NEED a new PG...they have SF PF and C but....SG and PG are pretty wide open.

  • Jason Smith

    Jason Smith

    Month ago

    Come on back Kobe

  • Kawhi Leonard

    Kawhi Leonard

    Month ago

    Pelicans won... a new drama season.

  • Best Commentseva

    Best Commentseva

    Month ago

    Lonzo, Zion , Ingram , Randle , BolBol .

  • planetkori

    planetkori

    Month ago

    Pick and roll all day . Lakers looking good to go again. Big Bodies to help Lakers win again

  • planetkori

    planetkori

    Month ago

    RANDALL IS GONE FROM NEW ORLEANS

  • planetkori

    planetkori

    Month ago

    OVER MY DEAD BODY. HAHAHA

  • DestructZero

    DestructZero

    Month ago

    It seems like the Lakers are going to make the Pelicans into a playoff team.

  • KB_420

    KB_420

    Month ago

    So what happens this year when they get knocked out 1st round or not even make the playoffs again

  • Zac Lodro

    Zac Lodro

    Month ago

    Nah, LeBron too old now

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    All pro Vlogs

    Month ago

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  • Quavo Huncho

    Quavo Huncho

    Month ago

    Okay let me tell ya'll something the Lakers are getting to the Finals but look the Pelicans are going to get into the Playoffs they got Williamson, Ball, Rondo, They even got Julius and he had a great season but they definitely going to get into the Playoffs because it's not no little kids over their Williamson ain't no little kid he a big dog he the next big thing just watch he gone be something special. Next ya'll gone see me with a Marshall jersey on the Lakers man, if ya'll don't know my real name is Quavious Marshall. But all the people that got traded from the Lakers gone have to eat a lot of Gumbo.

  • Fred Da Boss 904

    Fred Da Boss 904

    Month ago

    This team has potential win it all but LJ and AD got stay healthy!!! they need Kobe come out retirement lol and pick up kyrie Irving that be sick lol

  • Mike Cerniglia

    Mike Cerniglia

    Month ago

    His has to be one of the dumbest trades the Lakers have ever done.

  • Nef Speaks

    Nef Speaks

    Month ago

    Yall smoking if yall think AD alone gon change that. Both them aint make the playoffs last year alone. They need 1 more to have a chance.

  • Cross

    Cross

    Month ago

    Good riddance those young dudes were doing jack all

  • Gravivector

    Gravivector

    Month ago

    Zion is fat and out of shape. He'll be out for the season by Christmas. Mark my words.

  • Sean West

    Sean West

    Month ago

    Ya'll forgot something, *AD was a soft a*** laker boy a few years ago!!! And kobe was pissed off about it.

  • 河蟹

    河蟹

    Month ago

    湖人总冠军

  • Dev Blane

    Dev Blane

    Month ago

    Bron May be 35 but it’s still bron don’t forget he’s still the best player ever hands down

  • Unknown User

    Unknown User

    Month ago

    LA should give up KUZ

  • The White RickJames

    The White RickJames

    Month ago

    😂 what happens when this isnt the answer?😂

  • SMASHDELIVERY

    SMASHDELIVERY

    Month ago

    It stinks in there!

  • Instrumentalists Jade

    Instrumentalists Jade

    Month ago

    I wana see kawai joining the lakers

  • Javier Sánchez

    Javier Sánchez

    Month ago

    3 1st round picks😂 Win now suffer in the future!

  • Romulo Opalec

    Romulo Opalec

    Month ago

    NO

  • Mas-ood Dollie

    Mas-ood Dollie

    Month ago

    Rondo Butler Bron Kuz Brow 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

  • Ademide Alli

    Ademide Alli

    Month ago

    Feel bad for troydan

  • Pinoy Adobo

    Pinoy Adobo

    Month ago

    Every team that have my funnguy Kahwiiii ihhh ihhh will he a legitimate conternder and will be the ultimate NBA champ like what Kawhii did to the raptors 😊😊😊😊😊

  • Pinoy Adobo

    Pinoy Adobo

    Month ago

    Every team that have my funnguy Kahwiiii ihhh ihhh will he a legitimate conternder and will be the ultimate NBA champ like what Kawhii did to the raptors 😊😊😊😊😊

  • Phalesi Mweene

    Phalesi Mweene

    Month ago

    Azdghjkom The

  • edward alvarez

    edward alvarez

    Month ago

    That's what yall said last year lol people dont forget

  • m1hoff

    m1hoff

    Month ago

    Um... lakers are what they are, a mid level team. Not a title contender.

  • anthony clarke

    anthony clarke

    Month ago

    Short answer: no

  • Michael White

    Michael White

    Month ago

    America needs Tulsi Gabbard please take the time to listen to Her Message

  • 121080hulk

    121080hulk

    Month ago

    Labron is like a chick who needs a guy around all the time . He I showing his age

  • Joel Mcbride

    Joel Mcbride

    Month ago

    They still need shooters to hit threes to win a championship. I still don't see nobody that can shoot.

  • Eyem Dunn

    Eyem Dunn

    Month ago

    Lakers not winning more than 50 games. Will lose in the first round, im not worried about them at all. Also lonzo ball ain’t no damn starter, come on

  • Aiiwolf

    Aiiwolf

    Month ago

    Alot of teams will be making moves in the off season... If you think LeBron & Davis are enough WITHOUT an over-average bench....you're insane. You need a decent bench with at least 2-3 top stars to beat teams like GS. The Rockets and Raptors have done well...The Rocket would of gone all the way two years ago had Chris Paul not got hurt. But; injuries are part of the game...and you have to build depth to win championships. LeBron is a beast...and so is Davis but don't expect just two guys to carry an under-average bench and expect a championship.

  • Aiiwolf

    Aiiwolf

    Month ago

    @Liu Matt I agree...my point exactly. Raptors had an over-average bench. People are like We'll they had Kyle Lowry lol...Ummm...AN AGED KYLE LOWRY....They have "rising stars"...in VanVleet and Siakam. ..but; most of their guys are veterans (Ibaka, Green, Lowry, Gasol) who came together as a team. I'm truly happy for the Raptors; it was a refreshing finals where a super team didn't win for once in the last 5 years or so. :D

  • Liu Matt

    Liu Matt

    Month ago

    totally agree, if you can win championship by just putting 2 all star player together, then a lot of teams would have their titles already, Thunder, 76er, Rockets etc, you also need team chemistry and depth for it to work, Raptor is a good example here. Also what if AD gets injured again during regular season or Lebron himself? They might get into playoffs but still wont win chips with the current players they have.

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