NBA Free Agents 2010: Why Chris Paul and the Lakers Shouldn’t Happen

July 22nd, 2010 by Euno Lee Leave a reply »
According to Yahoo! Sports sources, Chris Paul wants out out of New Orleans. 

New Orleans brass had allegedly promised Paul that the roster would be upgraded to improve his chances of contending for an NBA championship. 

Needless to say, New Orleans has done an excellent job upgrading the Hornets' roster this off-season, and the Hornets are poised to look like a Western Conference contender next year. So Chris Paul wants out.

Compared to the stink LeBron left in Cleveland, I'm all for Chris Paul demanding a trade from New Orleans.  What makes him different from LeBron is that New Orleans (maybe you've heard) won a freakin' Super Bowl this year! 

So aside from the fact that the Saints are an elite football team, New Orleans is a huge football city.  Cleveland...well. I have a bad feeling LeBron will announce "The Retirement" before any Cleveland team wins a championship.

The priceless headline this morning?  "LeBron Gives Paul Blessing to Seek Trade."  I didn't even read the article; did anyone else imagine LeBron in a pimped-out Vito Corleone get-up, stroking a cat, wearing a tuxedo, with ...

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