The New Orleans Hornets are on the verge of trading Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers for Pau Gasol and Lamar Odom, according to Yahoo!Sports.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the Hornets have begun telling rival executives Chris Paul is heading to the Lakers.
UPDATE: According Marc Stein: Houston is still in advanced discussions to acquire Pau Gasol from NO. If the proposed trade were to go through:
New Orleans receives: Lamar Odom, Kevin Martin, Luis Scola, Goran Dragic
Los Angeles Receives: Chris Paul
Houston receives: Pau Gasol