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#Jordan Clarkson of the #Los Angeles Lakers remains an intriguing prospect for NBA teams looking for a versatile and reliable two-way swingman. Clarkson, a member of the 2015 NBA All-Rookie Team, currently comes off the bench for the Lakers and has consistently given the young Lakers squad a spark on both sides of the floor. Despite Clarkson's value, he is seemingly on the trade block. That being said, here are 2 possible landing spots for the Lakers combo-guard.

Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns are in need of a point guard with the departure of Eric Bledsoe. While Mike James and Tyler Ulis have manned the position satisfactorily, the Suns still clearly need direction.

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Jordan Clarkson can provide the leadership that these young Suns need.

While Clarkson is primarily a shooting guard, the former Missouri Tigers can probably play the point guard position as well as, if not better, than James and Ulis. In 13 games this season, Clarkson is averaging 14.8 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 2.7 assists in 21 minutes. Jordan Clarkson is also hitting 50.3 percent from the field, 39.5 percent from the three-point area, 74.4 percent from the free throw line.

In comparison, the Suns' starting point guard Mike James is averaging 12.4 points, 3.9 assists, and 3.1 rebounds while shooting 41.4 percent from the field, 36.2 percent from the three, and 78.7 percent from the foul line. Tyler Ulis, on the other hand, is averaging 6.7 points, 1.3 rebounds, 3.7 assists while shooting 34 percent from the field, a dismal 11.8 percent from the three, and a respectable 82.6 percent from the line.

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While these Phoenix Suns guards are putting up good numbers on the offensive end, what they lack is the defensive acumen that Clarkson has. Another benefit of having Clarkson is that he can play multiple positions which would be beneficial for the Suns' rotation. Clarkson can easily slide into the starting lineup to replace James or come off the bench for Devin Booker or TJ Warren.

And since Jordan Clarkson is still 25 years-old and on a four-year $50 million contract, the Laker guard fits into the Phoenix Suns' timeline.

New York Knicks

The New York Knicks lost Derrick Rose to the Cleveland Cavaliers during the offseason but seems to have found their point guard of the future in Frank Ntilikina. While Ntilikina has shown flashes of brilliance, the fact remains that he is still inexperienced to run the Knicks' offense on a consistent basis.

And while there are other point guards on the Knicks' roster including Jarret Jack and Ramon Sessions, these two are relatively older and seems to be an ill-fit to coach Jeff Hornaceck's system.

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This is where Jordan Clarkson comes in. Clarkson's versatility means that he can serve as Ntilikina's or Courtney Lee's back up at the shooting guard position.

Also, as mentioned above, Clarkson is a good defensive player, so he remains a viable option than Ntilikina, Jack, and Sessions in certain situations. And as basketball pundits know, the offense will give NBA teams a lot of wins, but defense can give teams championships.

Jordan Clarkson on trade rumors

Jordan Clarkson is handling these trade rumors [VIDEO] with a veteran's calm. While he can probably play on any system for any team, Clarkson stated that he just wants to be productive where ever he's playing.

Clarkson certainly has seen a lot of new faces coming into the Lakers locker room since he's been to L.A. and it's nothing new to him. Speaking with L.A. Times, Clarkson revealed that he uses these rumors as motivation. "It's a business, you're either going to be here or you ain't," said Clarkson during the interview. #NBA Rumors