Magic Johnson only just took over as President of the LA Lakers earlier today, and made it known that his team was looking to move veteran guard Lou Williams. Well, it now appears as if they’ve done just that. Williams is reportedly heading to the Houston Rockets.
Per Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical–
The Rockets are sending Corey Brewer and a first-round pick to the Lakers for Lou Williams, league source tells @TheVertical.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) February 22, 2017
This deal solidifies the viewpoint that Houston is very serious about becoming a contender in this season’s upcoming playoffs, and it also confirms the suspicion that this will be a very active Trade Deadline for the Association.
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