The Los Angeles Lakers have set the NBA world alight with news breaking that they had finally found a solution to their Russell Westbrook problem after completing a three-team mega trade involving the Minnesota Timberwolves and Utah Jazz.
The agreed trade sees the Lakers acquire D’Angelo Russell, Malik Beasley and Jarred Vanderbilt while the Jazz receive Westbrook, Juan Toscano-Anderson, Damian Jones and a lightly protected 2027 first-round pick.
The Wolves, meanwhile, get Mike Conley Jr., Nickeil Alexander-Walker and three second-round picks as part of the deal.
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