Originally written on Beyond The Buzzer  |  Last updated 10/19/14
According to ESPN, after losing the Dwight Howard sweepstakes, the Lakers plan to make a run at NBA All-Star’s, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, in 2014 free agency. The Los Angeles Lakers, whose plan to re-sign center Dwight Howard did not pan out this offseason, are poised to rebuild fast by focusing on the two biggest free agents of 2014 – LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, front office sources have told ESPN. Opinions are split on whether the Lakers can actually land James or Anthony, with one source calling it “realistic” and another saying it was “far-fetched at this point.” Nonetheless, the Lakers have made it clear they are positioning themselves for a run at one and perhaps even two of the superstars who could become free agents in 2014, by refusing to commit to any contract past this next season, multiple sources have said.
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