Indiana Pacers have been frequently linked with Jazz point guard Ricky Rubio this offseason as Darren Collison hits free agency. Rubio is set to depart Utah this summer with the Jazz having made a trade with the Memphis Grizzlies to acquire Mike Conley.
The NBA’s worst kept secret was revealed on Saturday night, the New Orleans Pelicans traded top five talent in the league Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers. Davis is the type of talent that when he becomes available, general managers leap before they look. It’s very much a case of secure the talent first and then take it from there. Whether or not Rob Pelinka of the LA Lakers adopted this mindset is up for debate, however, what we do know is that the Lakers gave up a king’s ransom for Davis.