New Orleans would have received Kevin Martin, Luis Scola, Lamar Odom, Goran Dragic and a 2012 first-round pick, but speculations began circulating that the league’s highest executive barred it from happening. Marking the fifth anniversary of the controversial would-be deal, Stern was asked to characterize his actions while guesting at the Sports Radio Road Show. “I’m going to correct your language,” Stern said, dismissing the idea, according to a Sports Illustrated report. “What cancellation? The (Hornets) GM was not authorized to make that trade. And acting on behalf of our owners, we decided not to make it. I was an owner rep. There was nothing to void.”