Listen: Lakers, Gale Benson And Jackie Macmullan discussed on The Jump
"We'll see. We'll see what happens. Speaking of the Lakers on your podcast, this week, Jackie MacMullan making some waves. This is what she said, quote. We have been told I think through channels. Most of us have heard the same scuttle. But the gale Benson has basically told him, meaning Anthony Davis to the Lakers over my dead body in terms of any trade. Right. So that's what Jackie said. Now, the affiliate, I'm sorry to score back down. I give credit here, norlander affiliate NBC affiliate W, S SU in did some reporting, and one of the reporters there spoke to gale Benson herself. Pletcher did that. And the quote was the Benson laughed at the report called totally absurd and completely untrue. So Brian, what do you see here with all of this completing information, and what do you think about the pelicans willingness to deal? It's not good. It's not good. I mean, I would never say never in the NBA, because we see things happen. And I've said this repeatedly, it's easy for the pelicans to take a position that they don't wanna make a deal with the Lakers when they don't really like with the Lakers have to offer. So even the lottery, the Lakers, pick fantastic. Fortune moved up to fourth the pelicans ticked up to one. So it's even they don't even have it really in advance. With negotiating here number one, they don't want to do a deal with the Western Conference opponent, number two, there is significant scar tissue with these two organisations, after the trade talks, and even though they've changed executives. It's my scar tissue remains anything. I mean, I have to agree with the pelicans right there. I would not send apnea Davis and that I will be facing in four to six times a season definitely sent him to the east and, you know, has a good deal on the pelicans has just good opportunities. The Lakers to get better. They got one great superstar together, young great draft pick coming in. So there's these reason for them know. You know, throw in anything right now to sit back and wait. And hopefully, a good deal conference expected to get a pretty significant offer from the Nixon, they're expected to get a pretty significant offer for the Celtics course none of that happens until it actually happens. So we don't know what those deals would be. But if there are two good deals on the table from Eastern Conference teams. Whether you have personal animus to the Lakers were not there's"