Lakers discussing last minute deal with Raptors: Marcus Banks for Sasha?

Here is an interesting tidbit from HoopsWorld…

HoopsWorld: League sources tell HOOPSWORLD that the Los Angeles Lakers and Toronto Raptors are discussing a last minute deal that would swap Sasha Vujacic for Marcus Banks.

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  • http://www.ld2k.com Chris Manning

    Banks has always been on the Lakers radar, reportedly. It would be another “small move” that would be good for us. We’ll see what happens!

  • http://yahoo jaydubb415

    whoooooo hoooooooo i mean who is marcus banks.

  • daboss1848

    dont see any talent benefit here – hes a defender who cannot shoot.
    Sasha (10.5 mil) and Marcus (10.2 mil) both have 2 yrs left – so no real financial benefit either.

  • ampatuan

    id rather have vujacic def than marcus banks off.

  • http://yahoo jaydubb415

    Are there any time extensions when it comes 2 deadlines or is it over 1 minute from now

  • Laura

    wth…no…sasha is stayin!!!

  • Sasha4Lvp

    id rather have sasha…..as bad as that sounds lol

  • http://www.myspace.com/guszo gus26

    so toronto wanted josh powell because he is bosh’s good friend.. and it was gonna be sasha, powell, for banks and o’bryant.. naaaahh.. i rather keep the guys we have and not mess with chemistry..

    • Luke makes me Puke

      Well is Josh Powell is Bosh’s friend – maybe we should keep him. Perhaps he can help draw Bosh here (but don’t bet the farm on it.)

  • http://vinginor@aol.com onlyone laker fan in L.A.

    Send Sasha and Luke an ammo for Banks 2 cheerleaders, ball boy and a case of Gatorade.
    I will drive them to the airport.

  • http://lakersnation showtime4eva

    lol if lebron james can be king?so can marcus banks? lets get him we’d use use more than sasha.besides in the future if we try to trade,everyones gonna remember how nobody wanted sasha!!this way we can say oh no it’s not sasha! it’s marcus banks! sound’s a little better! let’s get him!he’s a pg and would have more chance of seeing the floor than sasha would!but,dang!! jose calderon plays on that team!anyway,lets get him(m.banks).

  • Dwade the all star mvp

    Are the Raptors swapping Sasha Vujacic for Marcus Banks?

  • Dwade the all star mvp

    I mean are the Lakers swapping Sasha Vujacic for Marcus Banks?

  • rondo

    Take Sasha for free.

  • Shizzweak!

    Deadline was at 12 noon, so that means no more trades…. come on “lakers fans” why is this even up?

    • nope

      To mess with our hopes and dreams

  • Xtro

    Too late the hero.

  • Robert

    Sasha played ‘mean’ defense against the Celdicks tonight. He played hard, and I think he’s revving up for the playoffs. Sasha’s going back to ‘getting in people’s faces’ and pissing them off. Between him and Artest, they were pretty tough against the C’Dicks. They only won by one point from a botched up last 7 seconds of play.
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    Sasha will be good for messing with the Thuggets in the West Conf. Finals, and should be good for confounding Mo Williams in the Championship.
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    Anyway, trade is moot now, since the deadline is over. As I have been saying ALL YEAR LONG, we should find a scrub to fill at least one of the last 2 roster spots. Maybe a 10 day renewable contract, or two. Get Josh Childress from Olympiakos.