Lakers Response to Inquiries about Proposed Trade

In response to an extremely high volume of inquiries from season seat holders and fans about the proposed trade between the Lakers and New Orleans Hornets, Lakers spokesman John Black released the following statement:

“While we can’t publicly go into details or specifics about proposed trades or conversations with other teams or the league office, we appreciate the passion and support for our team, and the trust in our ownership and front office, to put together the best possible teams, both now and in the long-run for our franchise.”