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From ESPN LA... looks like the Lakers needed to find another impact player since Chris Paul got traded to the Clippers and Dwight Howard is off the trade market for the time being (sarcasm).
The Los Angeles Lakers worked out free agent forward Troy Murphy
on Wednesday evening as the team continues to try to add roster depth
while only being able to offer the veteran's minimum salary to incoming
Murphy, 31, averaged 2.6 points and 2.2 rebounds
and 10.5 minutes in 17 games with the Boston Celtics last season,
finishing the year in Boston after beginning the season with the New
The 6-11, 245-pound left-hander out of Notre Dame
has career averages of 11.6 points and 8.3 rebounds while shooting 38.9
percent on 3-pointers in 10 seasons in the league.
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New Orleans Hornets officials say they've excused Chris Paul from a normally mandatory preseason media event.
Hornets spokesman Dennis Rogers says the decision to keep the star guard away from Wednesday's event at the New Orleans Arena was mutual.
Paul has not spoken to reporters since reporting for training camp last Friday.
The Hornets have sought to trade the four-time...
Chris Paul is headed to Los Angeles for real this time _ to the Clippers, not the Lakers.
The Clippers have agreed to pick up the All-Star point guard from New Orleans in a blockbuster deal that includes sending Eric Gordon to the Hornets.
The latest twist in the never-ending Chris Paul trade saga is that the Clippers are now in a better position to swap for the superstar point guard, thanks to the Chauncey Billups acquisition. Per CBS Sports: “By claiming Billups for about $2 million, the Clippers were able to solve the dilemma of not having another point guard on the roster — Mo Williams likely slides into the...
The Clippers have acquired 26-year old point guard Chris Paul and two future 2nd round picks from the Hornets for 22-year old shooting guard Eric Gordon, 29-year old center Chris Kaman, 21-year old small forward Al-Farouq Aminu and the Timberwolves’ first round pick in 2012. Chris Paul played in 80 games (all starts) for the Hornets last year and he averaged 36.0 minutes, 15...
The deal that everyone has been waiting for is now done. Chris Paul is going to Los Angeles, but not as a Laker Yes, there is another team in Los Angeles besides Kobe Bryant’s Lakers. (Trust me, until Blake Griffin came along I didn’t realize they existed either). After the initial trade to the Los [...]
That's a painful headline to write, and especially inconceivable after the histrionics that followed the NBA's veto of a deal that would have sent Chris Paul to the Lakers last week. It was a power trip, a violation of Dell Demps's autonomy, and maybe even an anti-trust violation: and as it turns out, a shrewd move by a man inured to...
A week after NBA Commissioner David Stern killed a deal that would send Chris Paul to the Lakers in a 3-team deal, the Hornets have worked out a deal to send the disgruntled star to the LA Clippers. The Clippers will send guard Eric Gordon, forward Al-Farouq Aminu, center Chris Kaman and a first-round draft choice to the Hornets; the Clippers may be receiving 2 second round draft...