The Los Angeles Lakers currently sit third in the Western Conference. Despite their struggles and questionable personnel moves they are still within arms reach of the conference leading Oklahoma City Thunder.
The team has won eight of their last ten games and Kobe Bryant has been hot since the all-star break.
Can they compete in the playoffs? Do they have enough to advance to the NBA Finals or should they make a move?
Here are five trade rumors the Lakers should consider going into the trade deadline.