According to Brian Windhorst and Ramona Shelburne of ESPN, talks between the Lakers and Cavaliers about a Pau Gasol for Andrew Bynum trade have come to a halt.
Talks between the Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers about a trade involving Pau Gasoland Andrew Bynum have stalled, sources told ESPN.com.
The deal is not dead, but it is no longer progressing. The Cavs, who have until Jan. 7 to trade Bynum before his contract becomes guaranteed and loses its instant value in a trade, are now actively seeking other options.
The major issue, sources said, involves the Lakers’ desire to get an additional asset from the Cavs beyond Bynum’s team-friendly contract, which could save the Lakers more than $20 million in salary and luxury taxes…