Lakers Reportedly Have 2 Backup Options If They Don't Land Kyrie Irving

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It has been reported that Kyrie Irving wants the Lakers and the Lakers want Kyrie Irving.

But if the storied Western Conference franchise can't make a deal with the Nets, they won't stop trying to improve the roster.

According to a report, the Lakers have two backup options when they don't land Irving.

The first option would be the Sharpshooter Buddy Healed.  He has been associated with the Lakers several times throughout his career.

The former Oklahoma star will provide immediate shooting for the Lakers, which they desperately need.

The other informed choice is Eric Gordon.  Despite his age, Gordon is still capable of being a high-impact scorer.

The Lakers will definitely have to give up to get a player like Heald

A draft pick and one of their young players - probably Talen Horton-Tucker.

The best choice for a lake show is clearly Kyrie Irving.  An Irving-for-Russell Westbrook swap would be ideal.

The Lakers will probably have to absorb some of the pay and drop a second or two in the process.

It's going to be a busy season in Los Angeles, that's for sure.

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