Friday , Feb , 01 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Sacramento Is Losing Artest Sooner or Later


He wants to be traded. He doesn’t want to be traded. He loves Sacramento. He loves New York and Indianapolis. He says he can be content and productive anywhere. He envisions a future in a larger market. That was Thursday.Ron Artest? Are you still with us? As the New Orleans Hornets arrive at Arco Arena, Artest appears to be bracing for a trade and intent on ensuring an amicable parting. He may or may not want to be moved. His moods shift like a swing in a windstorm. ‘You can’t read him,’ teammate Brad Miller said the other night. ‘You never know what he’s going to say.’ Click here for more from the Sacramento Bee.