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Almost Lakers

February 9, 2022

Unless you haven’t been paying attention to the regular season, you’ll know that DeMar DeRozan is on an absolute tear! 

The four-time All-Star has silenced his critics this season and is having a phenomenal start to his Bulls career. 

In some alternate universe, he’d be having this amazing season rocking the purple and gold.  DeRozan himself was convinced he was going to LA at one point.

Considering LA’s status as a prime destination, the Lakers have had success in bringing in a lot of talent over the years. However, there are also plenty of big-name players who were supposed to play for the Lakers, but for some reason, it just didn’t push through.  Let’s list some of the best superstars who ALMOST played for the Lakers.