NBA Rumors: Chris Paul Wants To Go To Magic? How Detroit Gets Involved

July 24th, 2010 by Brett Dalton Leave a reply »
And we thought the fireworks would be over once LeBron James signed.

The last few days, the rumor mill has been lit up with talk of Chris Paul's desire to be traded to a team that can contend for a championship.  Hard to blame him when it is apparent that New Orleans is showing no signs of wanting to build a contender around their All-NBA point guard at the time being.

The rumors started when Paul apparently made reference to playing with Amare Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony with the Knicks during a toast at Anthony's wedding a few weeks back.

That undoubtedly got Knicks fans drooling over the possibility of having a "Big Three North" to compete with the new trifecta established in South Beach.  However, the logistics make a straight up deal nearly impossible.  Not to mention the latest rumor—that Paul wants to go to Orlando first and foremost .

New Orleans has been rumored to want to include Emeka Okafor and possibly James Posey in any Paul deal.  This essentially amounts to a salary dump, but one would expect the Hornets to want to take back young, cheap talent in return as well.

Although the Kn ...

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