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Lakers interested in Klay Thompson, but potential deal on hold
Lakers interested in Klay Thompson, but potential deal on hold

As the NBA draft gets closer, the Lakers aren't so certain they'll hang on to the seventh overall pick. There are many questions between now and Thursday. Will the Lakers try harder to acquire Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson for the seventh pick? Will they keep it and hope Joel Embiid falls to them? Or go for a youthful point guard to pair with the aging Kobe Bryant? First things first: The Lakers were in discussions with the Warriors for the ever-improving Thompson, part of a larger three-way trade that would send Minnesota All-Star Kevin Love to the Warriors. The Lakers were interested, but the deal was put on hold because of a difference in opinion within the...

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