The New Orleans Pelicans finally traded Anthony Davis with the Los Angeles Lakers for 3 players. In the most famous NBA trade deal, the Pelicans got Josh Hart, Lonzo Ball, and Brandon Ingram. The Pelicans were smart enough to also three first round picks, which they intend to use and get more players.
As per the latest reports, the New Orleans team is pursuing Kevin Love to join their team for the next NBA season. The important thing to take note here is that the Cleveland Cavaliers has not put Kevin Love for any trade deals. But the Pelicans have made up their mind to get Love and here is how it can happen.
Pelicans interest in Kevin Love
David Griffin, the vice president, and trainer for the New Orleans Pelicans seem to be very much interested in getting Kevin Love. The connection goes back to the time when Griffin was the general manager for Cleveland Cavaliers and had a particular liking for Kevin Love.
It is common knowledge that David Griffin has a history of making impossible deals throughout the NBA years. The Pelicans could use their No. 4 pickup to get Kevin Love in their team at the 2019 NBA draft trade.
Squad for NBA 2019-20
The New Orleans Pelicans tried their best to persuade Anthony Davis to stay, but he wanted to play for a new team. It lefts the Pelicans with no choice than to get new players and prepare a new squad for the NBA 201-20 season. Kevin Love could be easily paired up with players like Zion Williamson and Jrue Holiday, and make a solid combination.
If all the players develop a good bond, they could have a great team dynamic for the Pelicans. The Pelicans could be one of the top teams in Western Conference of NBA in the upcoming 2019-20 season.