Found July 08, 2012 on Fox Sports Southwest:
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Orlando has agreed to a sign-and-trade deal, sending restricted free agent forward Ryan Anderson to New Orleans for forward Gustavo Ayon, a person familiar with the agreement said. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the NBA's trade moratorium prevents clubs from announcing such moves before July 11. The 6-foot-10 Anderson is entering his fifth NBA season out of California. He started 61 games for Orlando last season, averaging 16.1 points and 7.7 rebounds. Ayon, also 6-10, spent his rookie NBA season in New Orleans last year after playing in Spain's top pro league. The 27-year-old Mexican started 24 games for the Hornets, averaging 5.9 points and 4.9 rebounds in 20.1 minutes. Anderson has exceptional shooting range, giving him the versatility to also play on the wing. He led the NBA with 3-pointers made (166) and attempted (422) last season. He shot just above 39 percent from beyond the arc, which ranked 27th in...

AP source: Hornets, Magic swapping Ayon, Anderson

A person familiar with the deal says Orlando has agreed to a sign-and-trade sending restricted free agent forward Ryan Anderson to New Orleans in exchange for forward Gustavo Ayon. The person told The Associated Press of the deal Sunday on condition of anonymity because the NBA's trade moratorium prevents clubs from announcing trades before July 11. The 6-foot-10 Anderson is...

New Orleans Hornets set to acquire Ryan Anderson from Magic

This off season has been nothing short of exciting for the New Orleans Hornets franchise, especially after selecting Anthony Davis with the number 1 overall pick in the draft.  It seems the Hornets weren’t quite done adding to their front-court, as the Orlando Magic in a sign and trade sent the young forward to New Orleans in exchange for the fan favorite Gustavo Ayon.  As with...

Magic to deal Anderson for Ayon

Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports the Magic have agreed to a sign-and-trade deal with the Hornets that will send restricted free agent Ryan Anderson to the Crescent City for center Gustavo Ayon. Anderson reportedly agreed to a four-year, $36 million deal with the Hornets. The Magic did not appear willing to match it and so Rob Hennigan did what he had to -- get something...

Trading Ryan Anderson begins the dismantling of the Orlando Magic

There's nothing quite like hitting the ground running, eh Rob Hennigan?  Hennigan probably still has stuff shipping to Orlando from Oklahoma City, but Orlando's new GM is not wasting any time blowing up the Magic roster and starting over.  In the midst of pursuing a trade to finally jettison Dwight Howard, the Magic have agreed to send their second most valuable asset...

Hornets’ coach Monty Williams says “We still love” Eric Gordon

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Magic Don't Have Howard Trade Imminent

Orlando has been engaged in Dwight Howard trade talks with at least the Nets and Lakers.

Dwight Howard and The Trade That Should Happen

After all that happened after LeBron won his NBA championship. Free agents moving left and right, coaches getting hired and fired, and the Olympics are coming at us with full force. The biggest NBA storyline just happens to be six-foot eleven, 265 pounds, with a bad back. Yes, once again, the Dwight-mare has crept up once again into the mainstream, and this time, we have...

Hornets' Jack calls Allen a traitor

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Davis added to Hornets summer league squad

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The Magic continue to move closer to trading Dwight Howard and the Nets appear to be the favorites.

Chinese sci-fi movie stars Dwight Howard and Carmelo Anthony (Video)

There are few things more amusing than seeing NBA players attempting to act and it appears that Dwight Howard/Carmelo Anthony will be part of one of the greatest Chinese sci-fi movies of all-time.The movie is called, "Amazing" and to keep the plot short and simple, it features Dwight and Carmelo in the fictional world of "The Sixth Sense" as a Chinese video game...
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