Found December 08, 2011 on
Rumors have been floating around all day about the Hornets having a deal with the Lakers for Chris Paul. According to Yahoo!, the rumors are now very close to becoming real: “The proposed deal to the Lakers is Chris Paul for Pau Gasol and Lamar Odom, source says.”
Signing CP3 would be major for the Lakers, though they have to sacrifice their frontcourt centerpiece in Pau Gasol.
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According to the LA Times, the Lakers can’t really do anything about the NBA’s ham-fisted decision to nix the Chris Paul trade last night: “The Lakers planned to appeal to the NBA office after the Chris Paul trade was nixed, but there was a problem: The NBA considered the trade to have been blocked by New Orleans, not the league itself. It’s a sticky situation because the...
Bigger Than Just a Big ManIt's official. Tyson Chandler is a New York Knick. And while the hype about Chris Paul was and still is intoxicating, a shot of Chandler is exactly what the doctor ordered for the Knicks. EXACTLY. I'm actually a bit surprised the media isn't making a bit of a bigger deal about it. Maybe it's just that their memories are eroding. Perhaps they...
You know what they say about pictures. We know what they're worth. And for Celtics fans, this photo might best encapsulate why Danny Ainge is willing to trade away Rajon Rondo for Chris Paul, and risk Paul playing no more than a year in Boston.
Doc Rivers, shortly after winning the Celtics 17th championship in franchise history, retreated to his office in the TD Garden...
The framework of a three-team trade is in place to send Hornets All-Star guard Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers, said a person familiar with the negotiations. The Houston Rockets are the other team involved, the person told The Associated Press Thursday on condition of anonymity because the deal was not finalized.
There is nothing else to say except that David Stern is terrible commish and this is a very precedent to to set.
NBA commissioner David Stern has killed the New Orleans Hornets’ trade of Chris Paul after several owners complained about the league-owned team dealing the All-Star point guard to the Los Angeles Lakers, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
Some owners pushed Stern to...
Cleveland Cavaliers owner, Dan Gilbert has become famous for his bashing letters. After the decision, Gilbert wrote a letter to LeBron that resembled a note you’d pass to your ex-girlfriend in grade school and the NBA world reacted. Hey! I will admit that I embraced Gilbert’s unabashed LeBron letter– it was fun to read. This [...]
PBT: By blocking a trade of Chris Paul to the Lakers, Commissioner David Stern and owners showed they want their power over star players back. And the NBA is worse for it.