Rui Hachimura RUMORS & NEWS

  • Lakers Likely To Offer Rui Hachimura Contract 'Around' $10M per Year

    Bleacher Report "Rui Hachimura has been a solid addition to the Los Angeles Lakers roster, and he's likely to get rewarded for his efforts with a new contract during the offseason. The Purple and Gold could offer Hachimura a deal worth $10 million annually, The Athletic's Jovan Buha said..." March 19

  • Rui Hachimura Helps, but the Lakers Can't Contend without Another Trade

    Bleacher Report "On a night in which LeBron James registered his first triple-double of the season and moved into fourth place on the NBA's all-time assist leaderboard, the performance that may have greater implications for the Los Angeles Lakers' longterm prospects was Rui..." February 01

  • How will Deni Avdija's role change after Rui Hachimura trade?

    NBC Sports Washington "After the 24-hour news cycle had taken place, the dust had settled on the Rui Hachimura trade and all the takes on social media cooled to their embers, Wizards president Tommy Sheppard offered his reasoning for why the former ninth overall pick was traded on..." January 26

  • Rui Hachimura's Lakers Debut Crashes Streaming Service In Japan

    TMZ "Rui Hachimura made his debut as the Los Angeles Lakers' newest addition on Wednesday ... but a lot of his fans back home missed out on the action -- 'cause the historic moment caused the NBA's streaming service in Japan to crash. The Lakers acquired the 24-year-old..." January 26

  • Lakers’ acquisition of Rui Hachimura could limit free-agent flexibility

    Yahoo! Sports "The Los Angeles Lakers traded Kendrick Nunn and three second-round draft picks to the Washington Wizards for forward Rui Hachimura in a deal Monday that will certainly bolster the Lakers now, but also limit the franchise’s flexibility later,..." January 24

  • Wizards Chose Lakers Trade over Suns, Bucks 3-Way Featuring Jae Crowder

    Bleacher Report "The Washington Wizards considered a much different deal involving Rui Hachimura before agreeing to a trade with the Los Angeles Lakers. Yahoo Sports' Jake Fischer reported the Wizards were in negotiations with the Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns. Hachimura..." January 24

  • What's Next for Lakers after Rui Hachimura Trade?

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Lakers made yet another trade with the Washington Wizards on Monday, acquiring Rui Hachimura for Kendrick Nunn and three second-round picks. That's the third deal between the two franchises in the Rob Pelinka era, dating back to the Anthony Davis trade in 2019 and the..." January 24

  • Does Rui Hachimura solve any Lakers problems? Yes, but it’s complicated

    The Athletic "The Los Angeles Lakers finally made a long-awaited move to help LeBron James and Anthony Davis and tip off trade season in the NBA. The question now becomes whether or not this was the right move. The Lakers acquired forward Rui..." January 24

  • In Rui Hachimura trade, $18.8 million cap hold looms large for Lakers

    The Athletic "There are a series of notable elements surrounding the Wizards trading 2019 lottery pick Rui Hachimura to the Lakers for Kendrick Nunn and second-round picks, but one of the most fascinating is how this trade affects the Lakers’ 2023..." January 24

  • With Rui Hachimura trade, Wizards seek to win more along the margins again

    The Athletic "If you want to strip what’s left of the Titanic, call the Washington Wizards front office. No one is better at salvage operations. There was no way the Wizards could let everyone come back to D.C. on the team charter from their five-game road trip, which starts Tuesday..." January 24

  • Grading the Lakers-Wizards Rui Hachimura-Kendrick Nunn trade

    Clutch Points "Trade rumors have been swirling in the NBA all season long, but not many deals had ended up taking place, until Monday morning of course. The Los Angeles Lakers and Washington Wizards kicked off the day by completing a trade centered around Rui Hachimura going to the Lakers and..." January 23

  • The real reason Lakers traded for Rui Hachimura, per Rob Pelinka

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers have officially traded for Rui Hachimura, sending Kendrick Nunn and three second-round picks to the Washington Wizards in exchange. Now in an official statement confirming the deal, Rob Pelinka revealed their thought process in pulling the trigger for the young..." January 23

  • Wizards Trade Rui Hachimura to Lakers for Kendrick Nunn, Picks

    Clutch Points "Just a day after Rui Hachimura’s cryptic comments on a potential trade, the Washington Wizards have decided to move him already to the Los Angeles Lakers. Adrian Wojnarowski was the first to report on this, saying that both teams are in advanced talks on a deal. Shams..." January 23

  • Rui Hachimura: I Just Want To Be Somewhere That Wants Me

    Real GM Basketball "In recent days, it surfaced that that the Washington Wizards are talking trades involving Rui Hachimura. Following Saturday's home win over the Orlando Magic, Hachimura offered his thoughts on his game and the trade rumors. After tying his career-high with 30 points, Hachimura..." January 22

  • Did the Wizards offer to trade Rui Hachimura for Jae Crowder?

    The Athletic "One of the most substantial trade rumors involving the Washington Wizards so far centers around Rui Hachimura. The Wizards were said to have pursued Jae Crowder of the Phoenix Suns and, as part of a trade package, offered Hachimura. The Suns, in..." January 09