LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles Lakers may be willing to pay big bucks to acquire Phoenix Suns’ guard Goran Dragic, according to a report Friday.
Team officials have signaled plans to agressively go after the Slovenian guard with a four-year, $80 million offer, which would approach max contract territory, ESPN’s Marc Stein reported.READ MORE: LAPD Breaks Up Large Party In South LA
The Houston Rockets are also considered potential suitors for Dragic, 28, who played for the Rockets in between two separate stints with the Suns.READ MORE: 'It's Just Not Working': Women In The Workforce Hit Hardest By Pandemic
Dragic a posted career-best numbers in points per game (20.3) and field goal percentage (50.5) last season. This season, he is averaging 16.2 points, 4.1 assists and 3.6 rebounds through his first 52 games.MORE NEWS: Poet Amanda Gorman Says Security Guard Followed Her Home, Called Her 'Suspicious'
The Suns are reportedly seeking a first-round pick in return for Dragic, who will become an unrestricted free agent this summer.