Posted December 15, 2011 on AP on Fox
Carl Landry's agent says the NBA free agent power forward has agreed to a one-year, $8.8 million deal with New Orleans. Mark Bartelstein says his client agreed to only a one-year deal because of Hornets ''uncertain ownership situation.'' The team is currently owned by the NBA. The Hornets acquired the 6-foot-9 Landry in a trade last season and he started during the first round of the playoffs while David West was injured. Landry averaged 11.8 points and 4.1 rebounds last season in 23 games with the Hornets. Bartelstein says Landry likes working with Hornets coach Monty Williams and that general manager Dell Demps did ''a great job'' of recruiting his client for another year in New Orleans.

Reports: Clippers agree to deal in principle for Paul

Looks like Clippers are getting the gift of Chris Paul, after all.

Clippers agree to deal for Hornets' Chris Paul, sources say

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Paul to Griffin

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Thursday morning one liners

Our morning look around the NBA with stories worth reading and notes that are not their own post here at PBT. Circle March 22 on your calendar. That is when Chris Paul and he Clippers return to New Orleans to take on the Hornets in his only game there tis year. This could end up…

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First Cup: Thursday

John Reid of The Times-Picayune: General Manager Dell Demps said losing Paul, who rebuffed the team’s five-year, $100 million offer of a contract extension last week, was bittersweet. “We wish Chris the best, and he will be dearly missed,” Demps said. “…I think this transaction here gives the team a long-term foundation. We’ve got some exciting young players in the...

For David Stern, questions about possible conflict of interest

After a week of drama surrounding rejected and approved deals for Chris Paul, it's apparent how messy things can get when the same person is running a league and a team.After a week of drama surrounding deals for Chris Paul, it's apparent how messy things can get when the same person is running a league and a team.
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