NBA Rumors: Lakers Have Sought-After Free Agent Center On Radar

Are the Los Angeles Lakers considering moving Anthony Davis back to the four?  In the 2019-20 season and in The Bubble, he played considerable time at power forward, helping the Purple & Gold to the NBA championship. 

At that time, Davis admitted, "I'm not even going to sugarcoat it. I like playing the 4. I don't really like playing the 5."

Things have changed a bit over the years, and he seemed to embrace playing center full-time this season. His points went down, but his rebounding and defensive presence went up. 

But would he really prefer going back to the four?

To that end, Lakers Daily is reporting that the team is a prime suitor for sought-after unrestricted free agent center Naz Reid this summer.  

Reid and AD together on the floor would be an imposing defensive pairing, while allowing Davis to score more. 

The 23-year-old Reid was a key component for the Minnesota Timberwolves this past season, averaging a career-high 11.5 points and 4.9 rebounds (per-36 numbers soar to 22.5 points and 9.6 boards). 

He's said to be seeking a salary in the ballpark of about $10M per season on the free agent market, and the Lakers could perhaps resort to a sign-and-trade to make it happen, it the T-Wolves won't belly up to the bar to re-sign him. 

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