NBA Trade Rumors: Andre Drummond’s potential destinations amid Lakers speculations?

As the NBA Trade Deadline approaches, rumors are circulating, indicating that the Chicago Bulls star Andre Drummond may soon be moving from Chicago to a new team.

The Bulls center has been a strong defensive pillar for the franchise, and several teams, including the Los Angeles Lakers, are rumored to be interested in acquiring him.

Potential squads for Andre Drummond’s next stops

Andre Drummond is a hot asset in the trade market right now, many teams have shown interest in signing the Bulls center and his move can go either way. The rumors have revealed a few potential landing spots for Drummond and the New York Knicks is one of them.

Their center Mitchell Robinson has suffered an injury and was sidelined for the rest of the season. Rumors suggest that the Knicks are interested in acquiring the Bulls center to make up for the loss of Mitchell.

Another rumor suggests that the Houston Rockets are also interested in signing the Bulls center. This rumor is backed up by NBA insiders like Shams Charania, Kelly Iko, and Sam Amick from The Athletic.

“League sources have said, The Rockets, are also exploring the center market, looking to bolster the rim protection,” said Iko. The Rockets are reportedly exploring the trade market for Centers and Andre Drummond has caught their eye. Among these other rumors, the most prominent one is the rumor suggesting Drummond’s link to the Lakers.

Lakers reportedly want Andre Drummond to aid Nikola Jokic

The Lakers and the Bulls have been connected with many trade rumors, previously it was about the Bulls guard Zach LaVine and now it is about the Bulls Center Andre Drummond. The Lakers reportedly are interested in acquiring Drummond to tackle the problematic forward lineup of the Denver Nuggets.

Andre Drummond
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According to ESPN’s Dave McMenamin, the Lakers are expected to show an interest in the Bulls center. “The Lakers considered dealing for players who can cater to specific needs in a potential playoff matchup, like Andre Drummond of the Bulls, in anticipation of a post-season rematch with the Nuggets and the front line of Nikola Jokic and Aaron Gordon,” wrote Dave.

The Nuggets have been running rampant this season with Nikola Jokic cementing himself as the GOAT of the franchise. The Lakers on the other hand have been struggling and have been subjected to many rumors as well. The scariest one among them was the trade rumor related to LeBron James.

Where do you think Andre Drummond will go? What do you think about him coming to the Lakers? We are eager to know your thoughts, so drop down in the comments and let us know.

Avi Shravan

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