Corey Maggette-Ben Gordon trade came together quickly


Keith Langlois of

"Often, those conversations lay the groundwork for deals that can be agreed to overnight. The June trade with Charlotte that brought Maggette for Ben Gordon came together remarkably fast."

These details about how trades come together always intrigue me. The most likely impetus here: The Bobcats hired Rich Cho as their general manager shortly a year before the trade. I wonder what spurred this deal so suddenly.