As for Clark, he could help the Lakers' outside shooting after averaging a career-high 6.8 points while shooting 48.7 percent from the field and 37.4 percent from 3-point range last season with Golden State.
The Chicago Bulls are clearly in a rebuild. However, significant knee injuries have taken away his explosiveness.
The team is discussing a one-year deal with Rose, said the person who spoke Thursday to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the talks.
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For more on Rose and any other Bucks free agent targets as news develops, stick with us at Behind the Buck Pass and check in with this column every morning. They have more than enough cap room to sign him, even if for only one season.
With career averages of 19.5 points on 45.1 percent shooting and 6.0 assists through eight National Basketball Association seasons, Rose would bolster the Lakers' backcourt by providing both production and experience. He is arguably the franchise's best player since the Michael Jordan era and has an important place in the history of the team. However, the Bulls actually signing Rose would be a major mistake.
Rose has been working out at the Lakers practice facility lately.
For Irving, it would mean he has to play off the ball more plus be a bit more active on the defensive end of the floor. Rose is now 28-years-old and entering his ninth season in the league after spending most of his career in Chicago, and just last season in NY.
Having Rose flank LeBron wouldn't exactly make the most sense, considering that Rose would likely need to be a paint attacker in order to be effective.