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Cavaliers dominating Stoudemire trade rumors

Posted on: February 14, 2010 3:03 pm
Edited on: February 15, 2010 1:10 pm

By Brian Windhorst, The Plain Dealer

Right now, multiple sources have said, the Cavs are still working hard to assemble three-team trades. They have been in direct talks with the Phoenix Suns about Amare Stoudemire, the Indiana Pacers about Troy Murphy and the Washington Wizards about Antawn Jamison.

But they also are involving the Houston Rockets, Utah Jazz and Philadelphia 76ers in trying to set things up. In recent weeks the Cavs have also had expanded talks with the Chicago Bulls about making them a partner. If that seems like a wide net, it is supposed to be.

There's often such expansive talks at this time as teams attempt to satisfy numerous needs with bigger deals. Usually, though, if anything gets done it is just between two teams. General Manager Danny Ferry did pull off a three-team deal at the deadline two years ago, however.

Sources have indicated the Cavs have gotten "pretty far down the tracks" in talking to the Suns about Stoudemire. It has even gotten to the point that the sides have discussed small details like payment schedules and salary reimbursement options. At this time of year, because many contracts are pro-rated differently, there are such things to work out in a trade.



Since: Nov 15, 2006
Posted on: February 14, 2010 8:00 pm

Cavaliers dominating Stoudemire trade rumors

Good question. I believe thats why they are trying to get a third team involved. The Suns wan Hickson in the deal but the Cavs are not really willing to part with him. If anything it might be Stoudemire to the Cavs with the Cavs sending a couple players to another team and one to the Suns and the Third team involved will give the quality player to the Suns, maybe the Bulls Tyrus Thomas, not saying he is as good as Stoudemire but he is better then nothing.

Since: Feb 12, 2007
Posted on: February 14, 2010 7:54 pm

Cavaliers dominating Stoudemire trade rumors

Can someone tell me what the Cavs have to offer to get a player like Amare Stoudemire?  They must have expiring contracts or something, because they certainly do not have quality young players that a team would be looking at for a player the quality of Stoudermire. I am not asking this to be wise, I am just really curious what the Cavaliers have to offer.

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