NBA Rumors: 10 Possible Partners for a Ron Artest Trade

Despite being in the second year of a five-year contract worth just under $34 million, Los Angeles Lakers forward Ron Artest is apparently asking to be traded from the Lakers after a recent run of the team's underachievement.

Contrary to media belief, Artest’s agent David Bauman issued the statement, “Ron is not looking for a trade… Ron is a Laker, and he just wants to win. Ron is frustrated with the losing, as everybody is.”

Whether or not Artest actually wants to be traded, the deadline is looming near for NBA teams to make a deal, so we’ll take a look at 10 potential trade partners for him. 

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