Stern saves Lakers from themselves
Questionable decision to nix CP3 trade only helps pave way for Dwight Howard to L.A.
Updated: December 8, 2011, 11:36 PM ETBy John Hollinger | ESPN.com
We've long suspected that many of the NBA's owners are only dimly aware of what makes a basketball team successful. Now we have proof. Set aside the league's laughable news release that Chris Paul's trade to the Los Angeles Lakers was blocked "for basketball reasons." I guess David Stern was concerned about Kevin Martin's defensive plus-minus.
MORE NBA HEADLINES
- Lakers' Nash out for season with back injury
- Buss: Only 'losers' afraid to play with Kobe
- J.R. Smith: Triangle adjustment 'a struggle'
- LeBron mural to be unveiled before opener