All 3 Lakers draftees were global players, first time in National Basketball Association history

All 3 Lakers draftees were global players, first time in National Basketball Association history

Wagner worked out twice for the Lakers and general manager Rob Pelinka, a fellow MI man. Reports had also surfaced that his family has voiced their desire to either see him play this next chapter of his career in either Los Angeles or Cleveland.

According to Pete Zayas of The Athletic, this also marked the first time in franchise history that the organization has chosen to go in the direction of all their draft picks being from overseas. Now owning the 25th pick overall, along with the 47th, the signature franchise in Los Angeles is in a good position to either stand pat at 25, or even move up and get a guy it really wants.

Honors: All Big-Ten second-team during the regular season, Wagner led the Wolverines to their second straight Big Ten Tournament title, earning tourney MVP honors.

Just under 7 feet tall, Wagner's 3-point prowess forced opposing bigs to abandon the paint and guard him on the perimeter, opening the court up for his teammates. Both are about to become free agents, however, opening the door for Moritz Wagner, whom the franchise took with the No. 25 pick in Thursday's National Basketball Association draft.

Pelinka did not want to address the talks, saying he wanted to respect other teams with which he has discussions.

Another unbelievable aspect regarding all nine of these players is how quickly each of them developed under Beilein.

Los Angeles has been looking for that star power since Kobe Bryant retired two seasons ago.

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The Lakers were impressed by Wagner during their interview with him at the Chicago pre-draft camp.

"I'll personally feel a sense of urgency until we win a championship, I won't rest until then", Pelinka added. Should Lopez leave, Wagner could help offset the 112 3-pointers he made last season.

George was previously reported to be determined to join the Lakers by his 2018 free agency.

Another day... Another story about Paul George's pending free agency.

These comments further support what Brian Windhorst of ESPN had stated during the draft on Thursday night that it will likely be a choice between the Lakers and Cavaliers this summer.

The Lakers worked out 125 players over the past few months.

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