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The Wizards are reportedly close to a deal that would send Rui Hachimura to the Lakers

Both Adrian Wojnarowski and Shams Charania have reported the impending deal.

NBA: Orlando Magic at Washington Wizards
Hachimura against the Magic on Saturday
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UPDATE at 7:23 p.m. ET: The trade is official. More words are here.

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and The Athletic’s Shams Charania have reported that the Washington Wizards are finalizing a deal that would send forward Rui Hachimura to the Los Angeles Lakers. Wojnarowski said the teams are “in advanced talks.” Charania took it one step further by including potential terms of the deal.

Per Charania, the Wizards would be sending out Hachimura, who is averaging 13 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 1.2 assists. They would receive guard Kendrick Nunn and multiple second round picks. Nunn is averaging 6.7 points, 1.4 rebounds, and .9 assists this season. As a rookie for the Heat in 2019-2020, he averaged 15.3 points, 2.7 rebounds, and 3.3 assists.

Yahoo Sports Senior NBA report Jake Fischer added that as of Friday, the Lakers had offered two second-round picks but the Wizards were holding out for first-round value. He added that a third second-round pick would likely get the deal done.

As for the second round picks, Tommy Sheppard has seemingly valued those more than his predecessor Ernie Grunfeld. However, if I were a betting man, I expect those to be included as sweeteners in another deal.

What do you think about the potential deal?

NBA: Philadelphia 76ers at Los Angeles Lakers
Kendrick Nunn shooting for the Lakers
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