The NBA Needs Chris Paul To Stay In New Orleans

July 23rd, 2010 by Ryan Frye Leave a reply »
In an offseason where we've seen LeBron leave Cleveland, Chris Bosh leave Toronto, Amare Stoudemire leave Phoenix, and Carmelo Anthony vowing to team up with Amare Stoudemire in New York, therefore leaving Denver as soon as next offseason.

Did you catch that theme? Yes, I thought so. Everybody is leaving a small city for a bigger one and, in most cases, teaming up with another star.

After looking around, Chris Paul has decided he needs help, basically telling the Hornets to give him help or trade him. The Hornets met with Paul, trying to convince him to stay. 

The odds seem to lean toward a blockbuster trade deal with a perennial powerhouse, making the rich only richer. Lets say Paul goes to New York, you then have Cleveland, Toronto and New Orleans without any star power. These three cities now are irrelevant, once again and a seven team league is formed: L.A.(the Lakers), Chicago, New York, Miami and Orlando, with secondary cities in Atlanta and Oklahoma City. I would count the Spurs and Celtics but it looks as if their current cores will disband soon. While some ...

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