Lakers get fantastic news on possible Cam Reddish trade

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The price on Cam Reddish has been changing which is great news for trade suitors like the Los Angeles Lakers.






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It’s pretty clear that the Cam Reddish experience in New York is coming to a close. He hasn’t played for the Knicks in the last 19 games and both sides have been open about their desire to find a trade for him. The Knicks may have been hoping to get a first-round pick back to recoup the one they gave up to get him less than a year ago, but so far they haven’t had any takers.

According to Michael Scotto of HoopsHype, the Knicks have lowered their asking price for Reddish to a pair of second-round picks. That should be very exciting for the Lakers to hear, as they try to figure out how to add talent without giving up any future first-round picks or any current rotation pieces.

Could the Lakers actually get Cam Reddish in a trade?

Once the Lakers made the (presumed) decision not to trade Russell Westbrook, their major trade assets basically shrunk to Kendrick Nunn, Patrick Beverley and those first-rounders, which they also have reportedly been shy about giving up. Nunn isn’t going to fetch much on his own and if they can get a rotation piece without having to part with Beverley, it would be a huge win.

The Lakers don’t own their own second-round picks this year or next, but they have second-rounders incoming from the Bulls (2023) and either Memphis or Washington (2024) which could be offered for Reddish.

Reddish isn’t a game-changer on his own but he absolutely strengthens a rotation short on high-level wing depth. Although he hasn’t been able to stick in Atlanta or New York, Reddish has length and considerable defensive upside. He’s fairly underdeveloped as a shot creator and struggling with his jumper this season, but he made 41.9 percent of his catch-and-shoot 3s with the Knicks and Hawks last season.

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