“Unfortunately, it’s just the nature of the beast;cheap moncler jackets it’s the business we’re in,” Bryant said. “Owners can make trades. In this situation, the commissioner has the right to void the trade. For the players involved, it’s always tough. To hear your name mentioned in trade rumors, in trade discussions. At the end of the day, you’ve just got to do your job.”
Pau Gasol, who had been ticketed for Houston in the deal, returned, unfazed as usual, announcing he was on his way back in a chipper Twitter message (“New day my friends. On my way to El Segundo for the first day of training camp #staypositive.”).
Gasol was then held out of practice with a strained right quadriceps, a team spokesman said.
Lamar Odom, who was to go to New Orleans in the deal and who said Thursday that he felt hurt about not being wanted by the team, arrived late for Friday’s practice, met with Kupchak and went home.
“We generally just got back to work today,” said guard Derek Fisher, the union president, back in his role as spokesman for the playing roster. “We briefly touched on just how strange the last 24, 26 hours have been for our team and for guys involved. But the group of guys that are here for now, let’s go out on the floor and get some work done and that’s what we tried to do.”
Almost unnoticed, the Lakers’ new coach, Mike Brown, made his debut, conducting a practice with nine players.
“There is no handbook out there or anything like that,” an upbeat Brown said. Moncler Women Vest,cheap moncler women vest,moncler vest for women sale.“You just deal with stuff as it goes. You’re told one thing, and obviously you start thinking your team will be this way, and then you’re told another thing and your team’s not that way. I’m going to coach the guys who are here.”