12.9 Chris Paul trade nixed by Commissioner Stern
There -- made me. His brain out of the year Chris Paul from New Orleans to the Lakers part of a three team deal that would have sent file assault to Houston. Have Lamar Odom to New Orleans where you can forget about it. After -- of the deal Little League big group of NBA owners objected to the DL and forced to David Stern to stop -- a month's backroom. Cavs owner David Gilbert still no -- a little bitter over losing LeBron he said in a letter to David Stern obtained by Yahoo! Sports quote. Could be a travesty to allow the Lakers to acquire Chris Paul in the apparently trade being discussed this trade should go to the bulk of the 29 owners of the Hornets. I cannot remember ever seeing a trade were a team got by far. The best player in the trade. And saved over forty million in the process. And it doesn't appear they would give up many draft fracas was white allowable -- later deal to be made for Dwight Howard. For more welcoming NBA insider -- time Mets Matt. League owners reportedly want Chris Paul to stay in New Orleans for the foreseeable future how taken -- back are you went -- fact David Stern would step in and make this move. While this is this is big news I mean we all know that the New Orleans Hornets are owned by the NBA. The -- GM in place Dell Demps has been pretty much run in the show if you look at this trade. You could make a case that the Hornets didn't do badly. Getting Luis Scola getting Lamar Odom getting Kevin Martin and those are not bad names would you trade a superstar you're not gonna get a superstar back so. I don't understand what the gripe is that the owners were making this happen in terms of rescinding this deal. I'll put this is not a good look for the for the NBA it's war civil look -- Chris Paul going to the Los Angeles Lakers -- send a message though that David Stern is not gonna allow the big name teams in the big markets to just clean house well that that might be what he's doing there's another school of thought that that the owners want. Chris Paul to remain in New Orleans so when the franchise eventually get sold. It will be sold at a greater value.
A three-team trade that sent Chris Paul to the LA Lakers was nixed after many owners, including Celveland's Dan Gilbert, objected.