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Sunday, February 13, 2011

Mark Heisler Deftly Debunks Melo-Bynum Trade Rumor

Mark Heisler of the L.A. Times offers a concise, biting account about how ESPN essentially invented a proposed Carmelo Anthony-Andrew Bynum trade in a desperate attempt to pump up their sagging ratings.

After detailing why the story had no merit in the first place, Heisler concludes, "The story is now gone — except on the Big Talk Show from Bristol where its pratfall morphed into Lakers Trip May Decide Whether They Trade Bynum.

Next: ESPNLA.com asks Lakers fans if they've seen Bigfoot!"

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posted by David Friedman @ 3:28 AM