Kyle Kuzma put in a decent performance for the LA Lakers as they beat the Detroit Pistons by a 106 - 99 margin. The Lakers will be happy with their position in the Western Conference table as they gear up for a potential playoff game in the coming months. The recent set of NBA trade rumours have hinted at a potential swap deal between Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers involving Kyle Kuzma and Ben Simmons.
Kyle Kuzma was asked about the NBA trade deadline coming up right around the corner on Feb. 6 and he said his first two years in the league prepared him on how to handle it. pic.twitter.com/2Sfcx2IJ89— Dave McMenamin (@mcten) January 4, 2020
Sacramento is among the teams that has tried to engage the Lakers in Kyle Kuzma trade talks, league sources say. The Kings know they would have to include sharpshooter (and soon-to-be restricted free agent) Bogdan Bogdanovic, for starters, in a Kuzma deal— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) January 6, 2020
LA Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers are currently at the top of the NBA table in their respective conference standings. Obviously, they will be preparing to be in the best possible shape for potential playoff games. As a result, several NBA trade rumours have surfaced for players from both teams. Kyle Kuzma, who is with the Lakers since 2017, is touted to be involved in a trade deal for Ben Simmons from the Philly 76ers. Ben Simmons could be a potential trade deal that could stand to benefit both teams for various purposes. In addition to that, even the Sacramento Kings have inquired about the situation surrounding Kyle Kuzma.
Here's the moment a Lakers fan yelled "Will the real slim shady please stand up at" while Kyle Kuzma was at the free throw real line (first half is Blazers broadcast, second half Lakers broadcast/ Kuz's reaction) https://t.co/gfCYNCFFJe pic.twitter.com/j7uHHNLXu0— gifdsports (@gifdsports) January 2, 2020