The Lakers acquired Davis at a steep cost, including three first round picks and the ability to swap picks over the next few years.
While Kevin Durant's injury during the NBA Finals may have had a ripple effect on all NBA free agency this summer, the Celtics were still going to make a push to keep him. The elder Ball told ESPN then that if his son couldn't remain in Los Angeles, the Phoenix Suns would be a good fit.
How so? Well, here's a recent breakdown from Bryan Toporek in Forbes that shows the chances of Butler ending up on the Lakers just became a little more hard as a result of the Davis trade. Kuzma, as the No. 27 overall pick, will be making less than $2 million during the 2019-20 season.
"There's not much I can say about that, honestly, but there's ongoing conversations", Ainge said at the time.
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Lonzo, 21, averaged 9.9 points, 5.3 rebounds and 5.4 assists in 47 games last season.
The standout in Durham for one season will join a slew of Blue Devils in the Bayou, including Jahlil Okafor, Frank Jackson, and soon to be Zion Williamson, who will be the No. 1 pick on Thursday night in the NBA Draft.
This means that for months, everyone who even thinks they know a little something about basketball has been able to add their two cents on whether the Lakers were doing the right thing or setting themselves up for failure by acquiring Davis.
Still, talk shows continue to book him, and we continue to watch.