The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly came close to trading for Buddy Hield in the offseason only to instead move on a package for point guard Russell Westbrook, but they may be barking up that tree again ahead of the Feb. 10 NBA trade deadline. Yahoo Sports' Chris Haynes reported on his Posted Up podcast (28:40 mark): "League sources have told me the Lakers have reached out to the Kings about a Talen Horton-Tucker package for Hield. Still trying to make that happen.
A pair of Philadelphia 76ers fans were apparently ejected after getting into a verbal altercation with Los Angeles Lakers forward Carmelo Anthony on Thursday at Wells Fargo Center. Bleacher Report @BleacherReport Melo got into it with this fan and he was removed from the game <a href="https://t.co/V3vpPHBXmx">pic.twitter.com/V3vpPHBXmx</a> According to Yahoo Sports' Chris Haynes, one of the fans was ejected for repeatedly calling Anthony "boy."