Originally posted on SLAM Online  |  Last updated 12/6/11
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by Marcel Mutoni / @marcel_mutoni If the latest reports are to believed, unless the player’s name starts with Kobe and ends with Bryant, everyone on the Los Angeles Lakers’ roster is available for trading purposes, as the Lakers reportedly chase after both Dwight Howard and Chris Paul. The idea for the blockbuster move, which would obviously shake up the NBA dramatically, hasn’t only occurred to the Lakers. According to ESPN, the Clippers are thinking of pulling off a similar move: Hoping to pull off a pair of blockbuster moves that would rock the NBA, the Lakers are willing to trade anyone on their roster outside of Kobe Bryant to bring Howard and Paul to Los Angeles, two sources said. Whether the Lakers are able to make it happen remains to be seen, but with stars Pau Gasol, Andrew Bynum and Lamar Odom on the roster, they have the talent and the financial capacity to make the trades work. The Lakers have had cursory discussions with New Orleans about Paul within the past few day...
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