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After Year of Turmoil, Lakers Look Ready to Contend

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Now that Anthony Davis has joined the Lakers' ranks for next season, L.A. is in prime position to take advantage of the power vacuum left by a depleted Warriors team in the West.
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Lakers agree to acquire Anthony Davis in blockbuster trade

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After seemingly endless drama, wary negotiations and a season that ended in turmoil, the Lakers have pulled off the mega-deal that's been talked about for months.
Though later than they might have liked, the A.D. Era has begun in Los Angeles.
The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to ship off star forward Anthony Davis, a six-time All-Star, to the Lakers for a hefty price: Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round draft picks, including the No. 4 overall pick in Thursday's NBA Draft. A source close to the team confirmed the deal, first reported by ESPN , to the Southern...
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Anthony Davis trade makes Lakers NBA title favorites

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After the Lakers traded for Anthony Davis, Tom Haberstroh explains why LA should be considered heavy NBA title favorites next season.
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NBA title odds: Anthony Davis trade makes Lakers favorite to win 2020 championship; Warriors have sixth-best chances

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The Lakers' odds improved after reportedly trading for the All-NBA big man
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How the Anthony Davis trade changes the next NBA title chase

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The Lakers have acquired Anthony Davis from the Pelicans. Who won the deal, and what does it mean?
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Anthony Davis reportedly traded to Lakers

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The trade will not be formally consummated until after July 1 for salary cap reasons, but it's done.
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Lakers land Anthony Davis in trade with Pelicans

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LOS ANGELES - The Anthony Davis saga is over and the Lakers have their next superstar big man.
The New Orleans Pelicans agreed Saturday to trade Anthony Davis to the Lakers, according to people with knowledge of the deal. The Lakers sent Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram and Josh Hart along with three first-round draft picks, including the No. 4 selection on June 20, to New Orleans to acquire Davis.
As long as the deal is consummated after June 30, the Lakers will have the salary cap space to sign another top-tier free agent to a maximum contract.
Davis' acquisition comes a year after the Lakers...
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LeBron, Anthony Davis and. Kemba? What are the Lakers next steps to contention

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The Lakers want to get another star, but that's complicated and it leaves them little money to round out the roster.
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What does the Anthony Davis trade mean for the Celtics. and Al Horford?

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The Celtics youth movement is upon us.
Thats the knee-jerk reaction amid the news that the Los Angeles Lakers have completed a trade to land Anthony
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AP Source: Lakers, Pelicans, agree on Anthony Davis trade

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NEW ORLEANS - Two people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade six-time All-Star Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers for point guard Lonzo Ball, forward Brandon Ingram, shooting guard Josh Hart...
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How great is Anthony Davis? He's in a class with Wilt, Kareem, Shaq and Kobe

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Anthony Davis will soon be the Lakers' next superstar big man after the New Orleans agreed to a trade Saturday that will ship three young Lakers and three first-round draft picks to the Pelicans. A look at the career highlights of the six-time All-Star and three-time All-NBA player who played seven...
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Magic Johnson takes four tweets to congratulate Rob Pelinka for Anthony Davis trade

Magic Johnson takes four tweets to congratulate Rob Pelinka for Anthony Davis trade

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Magic Johnson congratulated Jeannie Buss and LeBron James in his initial tweet, but took four tries to congratulate Rob Pelinka.
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After Lakers Agree to Anthony Davis Trade, Twitter Is Figuring Out Their Next Move

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The internet can't get enough speculation in after the Lakers reportedly agreed to a trade to get Anthony Davis from the Pelicans.
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Chapman homers, drives in 5 as A's beat Mariners 9-2

Chapman homers, drives in 5 as A's beat Mariners 9-2

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