Fri Jun 01 12:45pm EDT
Within the last week, the Indiana Pacers and Los Angeles Lakers have laid the groundwork for a trade that would certainly placate both sorrowful All-Stars. L.A. inquired about Jermaine O'Neal, a move designed to appease star Kobe Bryant, who is demanding the team upgrade its roster.
No specifics were delivered. No negotiating has been done. Still, Lamar Odom would have to be the principal of the package in order to adhere to NBA trade specifications. Surely Andrew Bynum must be included as well.