• Lakers make Nash's sign-and-trade deal official

    Summary of 11 articles · Updated Jul 11, 2012
    And then there's Steve Nash, in a Lakers uniform: Once it is signed, the Hornets will have 72 hours to match and a sign-and-trade will no longer be possible. However, a phone call from Bryant to Nash on July 2 two days before the Lakers and Suns reached their sign-and-trade agreement cemented in the 38-year-old point guard's mind that their pairing would be successful. Once it is signed, the Hornets will have 72 hours to match and a sign-and-trade will no longer be possible. But Nash's Suns eliminated the Lakers in the first round in 2006 and '07. "If you look at the opportunity that we have with the players on this roster and the organization's commitment to winning, this is going to be a really exciting chapter of my career," Nash said. Lon Babby often talked about the importance of showing players that the Suns are a class organization during the Nash trade talk at the trade deadline, but in theory if the Suns knew for sure that New Orleans will match they would be wise to rescind the offer. The Suns will need to renounce all their free agents, including restricted free agent Robin Lopez, and clear an additional $2 million in salary just to have enough cap space to sign Gordon with his $13,668,750 first-year salary if that report is false.
    Source: ESPN.com
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