It begins. 

In their first offer to the New Orleans Pelicans, the Los Angeles Lakers have reportedly said they are willing to part with Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma, Michael Beasley, Rajon Rondo, and a first-round pick for Anthony Davis, ESPN reports

Despite the offer, it doesn't seem like the Pelicans are biting—for now.

in the Lakers first offer to the Pelicans for Anthony Davis, LA offered Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma, Rajon Rondo, Michael Beasley and a first-round pick, league sources tell ESPN.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 2, 2019

As the NBA trade deadline approaches on Thursday, Lakers have yet to offer multiple first-round picks in any deal, or salary cap relief, league sources tell ESPN. Lakers offering several different deal ideas, but none serious enough for a Pelicans counter yet, sources said. https://t.co/6H9ynauljJ

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 2, 2019

Sources: The Lakers have yet to place all of their assets on the table as the Pelicans listen on offers for Anthony Davis. "Lowball," one source said. Davis hasn't been cleared from his fractured left finger, but is close to a return to action.

— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 2, 2019

With the NBA's trade deadline being Feb. 7, we'll find out where Davis ends up very soon. 

Magic: Rondo, Lonzo, Kuzma, 1st round pick, and we’ll even throw in Beasley

Pelicans: pic.twitter.com/IfPF5lrg07

— Complex Sports (@ComplexSports) February 2, 2019

Speaking to the press about why he wants out of New Orleans, Davis said: "It’s my time. I feel like I gave this city, the organization, fans everything I felt like I could. I don't know how long I'm gonna play this game. People's careers are short. I feel like it's my time to move on."

Anthony Davis talks about requesting a trade from New Orleans Pelicans.@wdsu pic.twitter.com/YIcr0FMwCh

— Fletcher Mackel (@FletcherWDSU) February 1, 2019