The teams that have a chance to win it all, or are in big markets (like the Knicks), in all likelihood don't have cap room to add a max deal player.
This is revisionist history. LA chose to deal him to Miami because it was the only legitimate Eastern Conference trading partner. There were other suitors but mostly West Coast teams like the Mavericks and Kings.Quote:
Originally Posted by DiehardKingsFan
(The only one of the two who has ever demanded a trade to a specific team is Kobe, back when he got drafted.)
Pretty much. Even if it wasn't explicitly demanded by Kobe, it was implied.Quote:
Originally Posted by SmytheKing
They both are partially to blame, but can we get over this discussion already? Shaq is gone and he isn't coming back.