According to sources, via ESPN, the Lakers have pulled out of the potential 3-way deal with the Houston Rockets and New Orleans Hornets to acquire Chris Paul. The Lakers overall refused to meet the demands of the New Orleans Hornets, the demands could off possibly adding Bynum to the mix.  It is evident that the Lakers will go full force to trade for Dwight Howard. Also reported the the Lakers have sent Lamar Odom to the Mavericks for a trade exception.Stay Tuned.2shay