Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/20/14
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Even though it might have been exciting for fans, the negatives far outweighed the positives for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the proposed four-team, 10-player trade. The epicenter of the deal was to send Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard to the Brooklyn Nets. The teams enlisted the help of the Cavaliers because they had about $20 million in salary-cap space. The Cavaliers pulled out of the blockbuster trade on July 10, multiple sources said. There could be a number of reasons for backing out: First and foremost, they refused to sign power forward Kris Humphries to a multiyear deal. According to the collective bargaining agreement, in a sign-and-trade, he'd have to sign at least a three-year deal, with one year fully guaranteed. They didn't want to commit to him past that one year. His agent, Dan Fegan, wants a four-year guarantee, according to reports. They weren't crazy about the other two players they were getting, either, in swingman Quentin Richardson (long past his pr...
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