the Los Angeles Lakers He made a big trade with the Washington Wizards on Monday, sending Kendrick Noone and three second-round picks to former first baseman Rui Hachimura.
When the trade went down, we got to see One Lakers player initial reaction.
Dennis Schroeder was broadcasting live when a viewer asked what he thought of Hachimura’s trade.
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He had no idea what the viewer was talking about (Link to this video Contains NSFW language).
“What trade? Roy? Oh no, hell no,” said a stunned Schroeder. “Roy to Kendrick Noone? Oh my God, I should text Roy. I should text Kendrick Noone.”
Schroeder got down from his chair, apparently to grab his mobile phone. Once he returned, he was still in a state of shock.
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However, he understands the nature of the game.
He said “It’s crazy, man. The NBA, it’s business — crazy”.
“We are excited to welcome Roy and his family to the Los Angeles Lakers,” Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka said in a statement. “Adding size and depth to the wing position was a goal, and the opportunity to achieve this by acquiring a player with Roy’s two-way skills and upswing was an opportunity that doesn’t come around often. We want to thank Kendrick Noone and his family for his time at Laker, and we wish him nothing but the best for the future.”
The Wizards picked Hachimura ninth overall from Gonzaga In the 2019 NBA Draft, he was named to the All-Rookie Team after averaging 13.5 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 1.8 assists per game for Washington.
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He’s maintained that production, averaging 13 points per game off the bench for the Wizards in 30 games this season.
However, with the Wizards failing to sign him upward stretch Before the season started, there were rumors that they might shop him. These rumors ended up being true.
“I just want to be in a place that wants me as a basketball player,” Hashimura said last week. “And I want to be in a place that loves my game… I just want to be in a place that believes in me and I can be myself. That’s my goal.”
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Nunn has had limited time with the Lakers this season, averaging 13.5 minutes over 39 games with 6.7 points, 1.4 rebounds and 0.9 assists. He broke out on the NBA scene during the 2019-20 season, when he averaged 15.3 points per game for the Miami Heat as their starting shortstop.