The Los Angeles Lakers have been rumored to be in pursuit of Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield, and according to the latest reports, they are increasing their efforts (and offer) to make a trade happen.

Per Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer, the Lakers have “stepped up their efforts” to land Hield through a trade. Aside from the initial offer of a mix of players that include Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Montrezl Harrell, the Purple and Gold are also now throwing in the 22nd pick in the 2021 NBA Draft.