December 5th, 2011, 10:08 PM
Lakers 2011-2012 Thread
December 6th, 2011, 12:34 AM
Bring them in!!!!!
I wonder if we can get rid of Bynum before the season starts so he can start his 5 game suspension with another team.
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December 8th, 2011, 03:44 AM
December 8th, 2011, 02:36 PM
December 8th, 2011, 03:04 PM
@WojYahooNBA: The Hornets have started to inform teams that they're sending Chris Paul to the Lakers for Bynum and Odom, league sources tell Y! Sports.
December 8th, 2011, 04:13 PM
December 8th, 2011, 04:19 PM
Too much to give up for him. Love the guy, but super thin down low now. Don't say Howard either. Unless Orlando is willing to be stupid and give up a healthy superstar in Dwight Howard for an injury prone center who isn't much younger and isn't as talented, it's not happening.
December 8th, 2011, 05:17 PM
Howard isn't resigning with the Magic though, and it sounds like Dwight is calling the shots here. He's made it no secret he wants to be a Laker, but the Lakers will still have to put a decent package together....
Also looks like Okafor is coming along with CP3, not 100% certain yet.
December 8th, 2011, 05:33 PM
Dwight needs to do the stand-up thing. Tell Orlando he isn't re-signing, wants a trade to the Lakers immediately, and will only sign an extension with LA.
December 8th, 2011, 05:38 PM
I'm just saying that I can't believe they won't get better offers from other teams. If I'm Otis Smith and Howard says he only wants to be a Laker, well, not my problem. My problem is the Magic. I call up the Nets and see what they're offering. If the reports of a Lopez and some picks offer is there, I take that and laugh at the Lakers. Unless Howard wants to sign for the MLE, he isn't coming here without it being a trade. Seriously, who else will the Lakers be able to give up to get him? I'd LOVE to have him (in fact, more than Paul), but I just don't see it being plausible.
Originally Posted by sarf