Here’s what we know about the Lakers: They need a point guard. Badly. So badly that they might even miss the playoffs without one.
Here’s what we know about Houston: They need to turn their bench full of young talent into a difference maker.
Finally, here’s what we know about Phoenix: They need to trade Steve Nash soon if they want anything in return for him. Otherwise, there’s a good chance he’ll walk away for nothing this summer when the Knicks offer him the full mid-level.
So, why not put together the following trade:
- Gasol and a pick to Houston
- Scola to L.A.
- Thabeet, Flynn, Courtney Lee, and a draft pick go to Phoenix
- Nash goes to L.A.
Here’s why this works: (more…)