New framework in place for Chris Paul to Lakers, pending league approval

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Let’s try this again, from the top, shall we?

ESPN reports:

Just filed to ESPN w/@Chris_Broussard: New trade framework of original three-team CP3 deal has been submitted to league office for approvalSat Dec 10 17:45:00 via UberSocial for BlackBerry

Wait, let me do it for you, since  I know you’re thinking it.

“Yeah, until the league blocks it! Yuck-yuck-yuck!”

“Whatever, they’ll just block it again because the league hates the Lakers! Haters!”

Etc.

The terms of the deal aren’t known, we’ll have more as soon as they come available, which should be within a matter of hours minutes seconds.

The deal does have to include more in the way of younger players and picks, according to the league who owns the Hornets and blocked a previous trade offer. Most people freaked out because Kevin Martin, Luis Scola and Lamar Odom are all good players and no one stops to think about the fact that the Hornets need to plan for sometime after 2013. The Rockets have the players to accommodate that, and it’s not like the Lakers need the picks.