i'm just throwing this out there to see if fans of both teams (and anyone else) would at least think twice about this trade. not even looking at salaries. just putting out the main players involved.
VC and Collins
Odom and Bynum
Nets are gonna lose VC and want a young big man for the future. they get that plus someone who can mesh into any system in Odom. Won't hog the ball allowing a nice flow to the game.
Lakers would do it because they have two superstar guards now that can carry the team farther today than if they had Odom and Bynum. Collins brings depth after the loss of Odom and Bynum. It would be hard to give up Bynum, but for Carter?
Lakers management would do it in a heartbeat for marketing.
Nets management doesn't mind stacking a team in the west.
Imagine Carter/Kobe versus Iverson/Melo!
Nets for the future
A lot younger and pretty good days ahead of them.
oh yea, would a 1st rounder going in whatever direction change your mind if you originally didn't like the trade?