|Chris Paul should be a Laker. But will he?|
The owners felt like allowing Paul to choose a trade destination is the essence of what went wrong in league structure over the last year and a half. They feel that small market teams need to keep their marquee players to create and maintain a league-wide competitive balance.
|Kevin Martin has had 5 straight 20 ppg seasons|
|David Stern needs to focus on league welfare|
Paul, although he doesn’t want to be a Hornet long-term, actually wants the franchise to get something for him rather than watching the team fade to abysmal status as Cleveland did after losing LeBron James. It’s time for Stern to realize that he is neither a king nor a dictator. He should only be concerned with what is truly best for the league. Adding another basement dwelling team sure isn’t.