The Washington Wizards added a trio of players and a draft pick from the Los Angeles Lakers in a salary-dumping move.
The Lakers are sending their 2022 second-round draft pick and Moritz Wagner, Jemerrio Jones and Isaac Bonga to the Wizards in order to help facilitate Los Angeles' acquisition of Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
The Lakers are trading Mo Wagner, Isaac Bonga and Jemerrio Jones to Wizards as part of the Anthony Davis deal with New Orleans, league sources tell @ZachLowe_NBA and me. Deal clears contracts and creates more cap space for free agency.
Here is the timeline on how the Lakers will utilize cap space on July 6:Step 1: Use the $32M in room in free agencyStep 2: Conduct the Anthony Davis trade (acting as a team over the cap) using the 125% trade exception