NBA Trade Rumors: Chris Paul To Orlando a Trick or Pure Magic?

July 22nd, 2010 by Erik Landau Leave a reply »
Chris Paul has reported that he wants to be traded to either the Lakers, Knicks or lastly, the Magic.

Frustrated with management and their inability to put together a winner, Paul has asked for a trade.

The first request listed is to the defending champion Lakers, where he would mostly likely be swapped for Andrew Bynum and another player. This makes the most sense for the Hornets, as they would finally have the big man that they covet to go with Darren Collison.

This seems the least likely from the three teams he's courting considering the Lakers have the chemistry and great players already to contend. There is very little reason for L.A. to break the love fest.

The Knicks, now with Raymond Felton signed, can dangle him in a trade with the Hornets, so that Paul can play alongside Stoudemire and supposedly Carmelo Anthony next year in New York.

That is speculation at this point, but it holds some truth in Paul's desire to be on a winning team with other great talent around him.

Then come the Orlando Magic, starred by Dwight Howard. The most likely team and best fit for Chris Paul.

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