Found March 15, 2012 on
The Sports Bank:
We’ve got another NBA trade to report breaking at this hour. The Cleveland Cavaliers have sent Ramon Sessions & Christian Eyenga to the Los Angeles Lakers for Luke Walton and the Lakers 2012 first round draft pick.
The Lake show also gets the right to swap 2013 1st round picks with the Miami Heat.
The biggest significance of this deal? It’s a salary dump for L.A. Lakers fans in the Twitterverse are happy to see him go.
Walton’s career Stats: 2434 points, 1408 rebounds, 1121 assists, $28 million dollars in salaries. Walton was viewed as overpaid, so they’re happy to get anything for him in return. And Sessions is a quality back-up point guard and journeyman in this league. In the right situation, Sessions can flourish
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