Hornets Trade Paul, Receive 4 Players In Return
The New Orleans Hornets have made a three team trade that will send All-NBA point guard Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Houston Rockets will acquire All-Star power forward Pau Gasol. The Hornets will receive Lamar Odom from the Lakers, PF Luis Scola, SG Kevin Martin, (both pictured left) and PG Goran Dragic from the Rockets, and a draft pick.
The draft pick comes from the Rockets. It's a protected future first-round pick Houston acquired from the New York Knicks.
The deal is expected to be finalized by tomorrow, the first day of training camp.