In Los Angeles it was an awkward and uncertain trade deadline for everyone not named LeBron James. Trade rumors circulated and seemed to create a divide between LeBron and the Lakers' young core. The team, after not getting traded for Anthony Davis, got through the dramatics and followed it up with an even more dramatic win over the Boston Celtics on the road on a nationally televised game.
Can this win propel the Lakers passed some of their recent struggles and into the contender category? The Straight Outta Vegas crew debates and gives you their answer.