The 2-for-1 deal could open up a roster spot for Carmelo Anthony to land with the Lakers.
The Lakers made a deal before the trade deadline.
No, not that one.
Los Angeles has acquired forward Mike Muscala from the Clippers for Michael Beasley and Ivica Zubac, according to ESPN.
The Clippers are trading Mike Muscala to the Lakers for Michael Beasley and Ivica Zubac, league sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 7, 2019
The deal opens up a roster spot for Los Angeles as it hopes to sign another player on the buyout market, with several outlets indicating Carmelo Anthony is a strong possibility to land with the Lakers.
Yahoo Sports reported the Clippers are expected to waive Beasley.
Muscala, who the Clippers acquired from Philadelphia on Wednesday, is averaging 7.4 points and 4.3 rebounds on the season.
Beasley is putting up 7.0 points and 2.3 rebounds while Zubac is scoring 8.9 points and picking up 4.9 rebounds.