According to Rob Pelinka, Lakers may pair Anthony Davis with a...

July 13, 2019; El Segundo, CA, USA; Rob Pelinka (left), general manager of Los Angeles Lakers, and Anthony Davis, striker / center, enter the gym for a press conference at the UCLA Health Training Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Although the Los Angeles Lakers only won a championship a little over two weeks ago, Rob Pelinka and the Front Office need to quickly focus on off-season tasks as reports increasingly point to a December 22nd start date for the next season. The Lakers will make the 28th pick in the NBA draft on November 18, with the 2020 NBA Free Agency starting sometime in the weeks following the draft.

Pelinka will obviously be trying to achieve an important goal, which is to re-sign Anthony Davis as soon as he terminates his contract. All indications are that Davis will sign with the Lakers for at least another year, with a high likelihood that a long-term contract will be made in a year or two (Davis would make more money in various scenarios if he waited for one Four to sign – on a five-year contract in an upcoming off-season). Rob Pelinka recently appeared on Adrian Wojnarowski’s podcast discussing how he’ll try to keep players for another championship run next year. He also discussed the Lakers’ potential to add a young superstar in the future to mate with Davis if LeBron James leaves (or if he just stays).

“We want to do a few things. We hope we can safely have another championship run next year and we will work hard to keep the parts around LeBron and AD and build parts around LeBron and AD to do that. But in the future too, if you study our ceiling (space), we have the flexibility to say, “Can we add another really, really talented young player to end it with AD, if he chooses to do it as a free agent to stay for five, six, seven, eight years? ”

LeBron James, who is not there as the Laker, would be the most realistic scenario in the Lakers (although the Lakers almost brought Kawhi Leonard together with our two superstars before settling on the Clippers). He is under contract for the 2020-21 season but has a player option for the 2021-22 season. If he doesn’t sign out, he would be an unrestricted free agent in the 2022 off-season. The list of potential free agents for 2021 is ABSURD, including players like Kawhi Leonard, Paul George, Chris Paul and – of course – LeBron James. These players are not necessarily young, but Giannis Antetokounmpo and Victor Oladipo are. Either of these would be great additions to the Lakers as the combination of Giannis and Davis will almost certainly enable the Lakers to win multiple championships over several years.

We just have to see what Pelinka can put together in the future.

So was:

To like Loading…

These were the details of the news According to Rob Pelinka, Lakers may pair Anthony Davis with a... for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.

It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.

NEXT The first diagnosis of Aguero’s condition after his illness