Found November 30, 2011 on
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Nets general manager Billy King vehemently denied rumors Wednesday that he was in trade discussions with the Orlando Magic regarding All-Star center Dwight Howard.
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Nets general manager says reported trade talks involving Dwight Howard won't be a distraction.
The New Jersey Nets plan to enter the Dwight Howard sweepstakes, but will the Orlando Magic listen?
So as feared (and expected) Chris Paul and Dwight Howard plan on demanding trades to teams they want to go to. Chris Paul's agent has just requested a trade to the Knicks and expect a trade involving Dwight Howard and Andrew Bynum to eventually occur. Stars all want to form "super teams." One already is in Miami. Next 'Melo, Amar'e, and Chris Paul started...
The Knicks are shaking off all the cooties Tracy McGrady and Shawne Williams left on John Starks' old No. 3 jersey for whenever they can lure Chris Paul. The Clippers are dreaming of pairing Dwight Howard with Blake Griffin on their front line. And at least a half-dozen other NBA teams are clearing salary cap space and evaluating their tradeable talent in hopes of acquiring either...
In what amounts to a return to our regularly scheduled big-market rumor programming, Hoopshype today is leading with a Chris Broussard column about CP3 wanting to go to New York. Ay yi yi. It's reassuring to glance at his details and realize this is just more of the same -- that Broussard hasn't got a handle, particularly, on the new CBA and that he's just trotting out...