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It's not secret that the Dallas Mavericks are looking for a new point guard.
And a new report is out that they have their eyes set on one playing for the Los Angeles Clippers.
No, not Chris Paul (who announced on Twitter Monday about staying with the Clippers).
Eddie Sefko of the Dallas Morning News reports that trade talks have taken place between Dallas and Los Angeles over a trade involving O.J. Mayo and Eric Bledsoe.
Mayo declined his player option with Dallas last week, making him a free agent. But the team can still work out a sign-and-trade scenario if they find a suitable partner, which Bledsoe and his 2.6 million contract are.
The report indicates that Mayo would command more than Bledsoe's current salary and that the Clippers would have to add another player to make the deal work, such as Matt Barnes.
Sefko reports that a trade for Bledsoe would not take Dallas out of the running to sign free agent center Dwight Howard to a max contract, but it would make things more difficult to pull off a deal for Bledsoe should Howard sign.
Both teams have already been involved heavily in trade talks early during this off season.
Bledsoe's name was mentioned as a piece the Boston Celtics coveted in the proposed trade that would have sent Doc Rivers and Kevin Durant to the Clippers for players and picks, but the Clippers refused to include Bledsoe in hopes of keeping him to use in another deal.
The Mavericks also have been reported to have talked to the Celtics about a deal for Boston guard Rajon Rondo.
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Los Angeles did just that, trading explosive guard Eric Bledsoe and veteran forward Caron Butler to the Suns as part of a three-team trade, according to Yahoo! Sports.
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The Los Angeles Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks are discussing a deal involving Eric Bledsoe for J.J. Redick.
Redick is an unrestricted free agent and would have to come to the Clippers via a sign-and-trade.
Bledsoe is the Clippers' best asset to improve the roster around Chris Paul.
Brandon Jennings is a restricted free agent for the Bucks. A trade for Bledsoe would almost certainly...
The Milwaukee Bucks are moving closer to a deal with O.J. Mayo.
Mayo spent last season with the Dallas Mavericks.
Mayo would presumably replace free agent Monta Ellis.
A person with knowledge of the situation says a three-team trade
is in place that sends J.J. Redick from the Milwaukee Bucks to the
Los Angeles Clippers and point guard Eric Bledsoe from the Clippers
to the Phoenix Suns.
(Photo Credit: Harry How/Getty Images) As the Mavericks recruiting team (Mark Cuban, Donnie Nelson, Rick Carlisle and Dirk Nowitzki) make their way to Los Angeles today to court free agent Dwight Howard, another rumor is stirring in L.A. It appears that the Los Angeles Clippers are interested in working out a sign and trade where [...]The post Can the Mavericks Get Eric Bledsoe and...
Former Kentucky guard Eric Blesdoe is on the move according to Yahoo! sports. The Los Angeles Clippers have traded Bledsoe and Caron Butler to the Phoenix Suns. The Clippers will pick up Jared Dudley from the Suns, and J.J. Redick from Milwaukee. The Bucks received two 2nd round draft picks included in the deal.
The trade for Eric Bledsoe was imminent after the Clippers agreed to...
The Suns added another pillar to their rebuilding project Tuesday by acquiring point guard Eric Bledsoe from the Los Angeles Clippers in a deal that sent Jared Dudley to Los Angeles.
The trade, first reported by Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski, also sends Caron Butler and his 8 million contract to Phoenix. The Clippers get Dudley and shooting guard J.J. Redick from Milwaukee...
The Los Angeles Clippers continued their busy offseason Tuesday, executing a blockbuster three-team deal with the Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks that sent guard Eric Bledsoe out of town and brought in Bucks guard J.J. Redick and Suns forward Jared Dudley.
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The Los Angeles Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns have agreed upon a three-team trade.
The Clippers will acquire J.J. Redick and Jared Dudley, while sending Eric Bledsoe and Caron Butler to the Suns. The Bucks will acquire two second round picks.
Redick will receive a four-year, $27 million deal as part of the sign-and-trade.
The Clippers have long considered Bledsoe as...