Author name: Sam Cox

Sam is a widely published freelance writer, covering basketball, baseball and a range of other sports. He's still trying to decide if he prefers a rundown shot block or a smooth double play.

LeBron James

The Lakers should see what they can get for LeBron before the trade deadline

The Lakers aren’t going to trade LeBron James. It would be an admission of failure this season, and James is one of that small group of players that franchises just do not trade, even if they are going to walk in free agency. Instead, the question is should the Lakers at least consider the possibility? No, they probably won’t even humour it… But, what if they did?