Clips scrambling to make room for Kobe
- Midnight came and went Tuesday, and Kobe Bryant remained uncommitted to anyone but himself.
Kenyon Martin, meanwhile, was holding a $23.5 million lottery ticket. The Detroit Pistons and Rasheed Wallace were inching toward an agreement (despite earlier reports they already had agreed). The infamous Carlos Boozer quietly signed his six-year, $68 million offer sheet with the Utah Jazz.
But the two most important players in the news were Melvin Ely and Eddie House, hurriedly traded from the Los Angeles Clippers to the expansion Charlotte Bobcats once the NBA's salary cap was set a few million dollars lower than anticipated.
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