Sport Magic Johnson reportedly ‘in love’ with Markelle Fultz, may try to trade up to No. 1

04:21  17 june  2017
04:21  17 june  2017 Source:   Larry Brown Sports

Magic Johnson reportedly ‘in love’ with Markelle Fultz, may try to trade up to No. 1

  Magic Johnson reportedly ‘in love’ with Markelle Fultz, may try to trade up to No. 1 As it turns out, the Philadelphia 76ers may not be the only team in hot pursuit of the Boston Celtics’ No. 1 overall draft pick. According to a report by Jonathan Givony of DraftExpress on Friday, Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson is “in love” with presumptive top selection Markelle Fultz and could attempt to trade up to No. 1 by offering forward Julius Randle and the No. 2 pick. Givony also adds that Fultz “murdered” a recent workout with the Lakers.Multiple sources have told me that Magic "is in love" with Fultz. May try to move up to #1, possibly with a Julius Randle + #2 pick offer.

Markelle Fultz "murdered" his workout this week with the Los Angeles Lakers. Magic Johnson "is in love " with Fultz , according to multiple sources. The Lakers may try to move up to No . 1 by offering No. 2 and Julius Randle to the Boston Celtics.

Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson is " in love " with Markelle Fultz and may trade with Boston Celtics for No . 1 pick. So much so, that multiple sources have Johnson and the Lakers being interested in a potential trade up to No . 1 with the Boston Celtics.

As it turns out, the Philadelphia 76ers may not be the only team in hot pursuit of the Boston Celtics’ No. 1 overall draft pick.

According to a report by Jonathan Givony of DraftExpress on Friday, Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson is “in love” with presumptive top selection Markelle Fultz and could attempt to trade up to No. 1 by offering forward Julius Randle and the No. 2 pick. Givony also adds that Fultz “murdered” a recent workout with the Lakers.

Report: Markelle Fultz will only work out for Celtics

  Report: Markelle Fultz will only work out for Celtics Markelle Fultz, widely projected as the No. 1 pick in the draft, has told other teams he will only work out for the Celtics, according to Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Boston holds the first pick in the draft, and Fultz visited with the Celtics this week.Fultz’s decision is largely unsurprising given the long-standing trend of top prospects picking and choosing which teams to meet with privately. These types of decisions are made with regard to the feedback players receive from teams, and also often with an eye toward steering prospects’ eventual draft destinations.• NBA Draft Big Board 5.

Is Sacramento trying to trade up to No . 1 ? New, 4 comments. Washington guard Markelle Fultz is the heavy favorite to be the first pick in the 2017 NBA draft on June 22. Right now, the Boston Celtics hold that pick.

Is Sacramento trying to trade up to No . 1 ? Washington guard Markelle Fultz is the heavy favorite to be the first pick in the 2017 NBA draft on June 22. Why, then, is Fultz reportedly set to work out for the Sacramento Kings? Update: Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee said Fultz won’t visit

Trade talks for the No. 1 overall pick have suddenly begun to heat up, and now the Lakers, who seemed content in recent weeks to take the hometown guy at No. 2 as their consolation prize, may be throwing their hat into the ring. The NBA offseason has officially begun, folks.

NBA Draft 2017: Lakers looking to add another first-round pick, report says .
The Lakers already own the second and 28th overall picks.The Lakers already own the second and 28th overall picks, but are initiating talks with multiple lottery teams to get a third first-round pick, according to ESPN, which cited unidentified league sources.

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