Lakers: 7 guards to trade for and 7 to sign in free agency this offseason

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JANUARY 07: Chris Paul #3 and Dennis Schroder #17 of the Oklahoma City Thunder in action against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center on January 07, 2020 in New York City. Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-103. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JANUARY 07: Chris Paul #3 and Dennis Schroder #17 of the Oklahoma City Thunder in action against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center on January 07, 2020 in New York City. Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-103. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images) /
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6. Bogdan Bogdanovic

Bogdan Bogdanovic has improved in every season he has played in the NBA, and that is why the Sacramento Kings are reluctant to let him go as a restricted free agent this summer. However, if a team likes Bogdanovic enough to make a lucrative offer that the Kings can not match then he could end up playing for another team next season.

Last season the Lakers were rumored to be interested in Bogdanovic when the trade deadline was looming in February. That means they could come knocking again when free agency begins in a couple of weeks and even though the Kings can match any offer the Lakers make that does not mean that they will.

The Kings have a bunch of young talent that will be due for contract extensions in the future, D’Aaron Fox, Buddy Hield, and Marvin Bagley will all need to big offers in order to keep them when they become free agents as well. If the Kings decide that Bogdanovic is not worth being part of their rebuilding process, then the Lakers would for sure be one of his potential suitors.

His fit for the Lakers would be perfect because of his ability to stretch the floor and knock down threes at a reliable rate, knocking down 37.4 percent in his career. The only problem he has is that he is an inconsistent player on the defensive end at this point in his career.

Bogdanovic could have actually been included on either side of this list because the Lakers could end up trading for him instead if they do not try to nab him up from the Kings as a restricted free agent. Luke Walton is still the Kings head coach, so he could be intrigued with some of the Lakers prospects, like Kuzma.