Originally written on Beyond The Buzzer  |  Last updated 11/9/14
Despite the surprisingly disappointing season the Lakers have had thus far, four games below .500 (22-26) and 3 1/2 spots out of the eight seed in the Western Conference, GM Mitch Kupchak vows the Lakers aren’t ready to stir the pot. In a recent interview with Newsday, Kupchak says the Lakers have no intentions of making a trade, period, whether it’s for Dwight Howard or any of their “principal players”: According to Steven Marcus, Newsday: Asked about his remaining options to salvage this season, Kupchak said, “We will not make a trade. We will not trade Dwight Howard. We have no intention of making a trade. It’s unlikely that we’ll make any trade with any of our principal players. To make another change at this time of the year being behind the eight-ball like we are, I think that would just make it more difficult. The talent is there. We have to find our way.”
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