Now that Kobe has calmed down, the biggest rumor here is that the Lakers will strike quick to add a big name to the roster, and just about everyone believes that it will be Jermaine O'Neal.
What will the Pacers want in return? Lamar Odom, Andrew Bynum and the No. 19 pick.
They'll be willing to throw in another player (take your pick of Jamaal Tinsley, Troy Murphy or Marquis Daniels) for Kwame Brown's expiring contract.
That's a heavy price for O'Neal, but if the Lakers are really going to appease Kobe, this might be the price they have to pay.
Houston found a way to beat the new rules prohibiting teams from conducting prospect workouts until after the predraft camp.
The Rockets are staying in Orlando over the weekend -- along with seven other teams, including the Celtics, Timberwolves, Kings, Mavs and Pacers -- to conduct three huge workouts on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
The participants include nine players not at the predraft camp: Jason Smith, Sean Williams, Ante Tomic, DeVon Hardin, Morris Almond, Wilson Chandler, Arron Afflalo, Kyrylo Fesenko and Marcus Williams.
The NBA couldn't get any of those guys to compete in the camp, but the Rockets managed to get them playing immediately afterward in the same city.
Nothing major but it is interesting to note that the Pacers are working out late first round prospects.