Dissecting the CP3 trade that wasn't

5-on-5: Who would've won the trade? Where will Chris Paul land now? Let's discuss

Originally Published: December 9, 2011
ESPN.com and the TrueHoop Network

The Chris Paul era in Los Angeles ended before it even began. Literally.

Soon after it was reported that CP3 was being shipped to the L.A. Lakers in a three-team deal that would have landed Pau Gasol in Houston and Lamar Odom, Kevin Martin and others in New Orleans, the NBA, the official owners of the league-run Hornets, called it off.

What happened? Who would have won if it had gone through? Where do Paul and the Lakers go from here? We're on the case.

1. Who won ...

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