LeBron James Trade Rumors: Chicago Bulls-LA Lakers deal possible?

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The background information

This whole LeBron James drama saga with the Lakers can be traced back to the turmoil from the top down that caused friction between the front office and locker room throughout the regular season. The issue with having LeBron in the locker room for the Lakers tends to be the extent to which he commands control.

What can always can tensions to really boil over is an executive like Magic jumping ship after an expected playoff contender like the Lakers had a complete meltdown during the stretch run of the regular season. The Lakers went from a playoff contender in good position to make a run in the West in the early part of the regular season to a firm lottery team here at the end.

However, all this trade rumor drama has all sectors of the national media involved to speculate what could and/or should happen. When it comes to LeBron trade rumor opinions, everyone has some idea to pitch. Some make sense and some do not. But, we’re throwing our hat into the ring since it could have a direct relation to the Chicago Bulls.

What likely caused this to all boil over was the coaching situation with Luke Walton departing Los Angeles and winding up with the Sacramento Kings. The Lakers coaching search hasn’t brought any results yet. Per AZCentral, a good candidate that was assumed to be in the running for the Lakers job like Monty Williams was already scooped up by the Phoenix Suns. That could be causing frustration in the Lakers locker room with no clarity to the coaching search right now.