Found December 08, 2011 on
Free agency doesn't officially begin until Friday, but reports of agreements and possible big-name trades have already started to surface. Sam Amick has all the latest news and rumors.
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The Hornets are finalizing a three-team trade with the Rockets and Lakers that would send Chris Paul to L.A., reports Sam Amick. The Lakers would give up Pau Gasol and Lamar Odom.
With the Celtics seemingly fading from view, the new leaders in the Chris Paul trade talks seem to be the Lakers, Clippers and Warriors. Sam Amick analyzes why those deals may work.
The Chris Paul sweepstakes has turned into a three-horse race. With a deal becoming increasingly likely before Christmas, Paul's days in New Orleans are numbered, writes Sam Amick.
UPDATE (12:59 AM EST): Sam Amick of SI.com to the rescue: Orlando PR man Joel Glass calls to inform that D. Howard’s agent now has permission to speak w/ Lakers, Nets, & Mavs about possible trade. Glass was clear that this permission was from here “going forward,” not previously. The Lakers and Nets make sense…