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Old 10-22-2007, 04:26 AM   #12
Soundwave
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Default Re: Trade Kobe & Odom for Shaq and Wade

Buss would take that deal in a heartbeat; they get a top 10 player in Wade to rebuild with, Shaq to have his swan song in L.A., and sell out the Staples Center and keep the celebrities in their courtside seats.

The Lakers are most likely not going to get anyone nearly as good (or marketable) as Wade back when/if they do have to deal Bryant. Honestly, I think Buss is done with Kobe, but one of things that makes him hard to deal from the Lakers P.O.V. is they need someone back who can sell tickets/jerseys and keep the profile of the franchise high in a fickle Los Angeles market.

Miami ... I dunno.

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