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Rumored Lakers trade could mean Lonzo Ball is headed to Los Angeles

The Lakers are doing stuff. Are the Suns going to do stuff?

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Pay attention, Phoenix Suns fans. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical shared some big offseason NBA news on Tuesday afternoon sure to impact this week’s NBA Draft.

That’s right. Our Pacific Division cellar-mates kicked off the draft week madness by giving up on 2015 #2 overall pick D’Angelo Russell after 143 games in a Lakers uniform. Woj reports that this is likely part of Magic Johnson’s master plan to court one more more blockbuster free agents. Additionally, Russell’s departure increases the likelihood that Los Angeles will use the #2 pick in the draft to select UCLA product Lonzo Ball.

Damn. Just when you convinced yourself you could stomach Big Baller Brand invading Phoenix.

It’s time to reevaluate. What should Phoenix do at #4? Should the Suns find a trade partner? Does this end with everybody else doing something and PHX doing nothing? Might be time for McDonough to make a splash.

The 2017 NBA Draft will be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, soon to be known has the “House That D’Angelo Built.” The festivities get underway at 7pm ET.

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