Tuesday , Jul , 28 , 2009 Oly Sandor

The Okafor-Chandler trade: Charlotte cuts salary, New Orleans appeases Chris Paul

Both organizations made statements with this trade. The Charlotte Bobcats cut the cord on their first draft pick and player. And the small-market New Orleans Hornets showed a willingness to spend and build around superstar Chris Paul, even with tight-fisted owner George Shinn controlling the purse-strings. Yes, the Emeka Okafor-Tyson Chandler deal tells us much about the future of these teams …


The Okafor-Chandler trade: Charlotte cuts salary, New Orleans appeases Chris Paul