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Ken Berger of CBSSports.com is reporting that the Brooklyn Nets may be calling upon the Cleveland Cavaliers to help facilitate a deal that would bring Dwight Howard to Brooklyn. It would reportedly be a sign-and-trade deal that would bring power forward Kris Humphries to the Cavaliers. The Cavaliers would likely need to part with one of their multitude of first round picks in the coming seasons to help sweeten the deal for the Orlando Magic.
Nets “making progress” on finding a third team to take Kris Humphries in a scenario that would send Dwight Howard to Brooklyn, source says.
— Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) July 8, 2012
One possible destination for Humphries is Cleveland, who would get the forward in a sign-and-trade arrangement, source says.
— Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) July 8, 2012
Humphries, 27, has eight years of NBA experience out of Minnesota and is 6’9″ and 235 pounds. He has broken out in the past two seasons with the Nets, averaging a double double per game in each season. Last year in 62 games, he averaged 13.8 points and 11.0 rebounds in 34.9 minutes per contest while shooting 48% from the field and 75% from the line.
The Brooklyn forward made $8 million this past season and is currently an unrestricted free agent. The Cavaliers currently have only about $33 million dollars committed to players on the roster, not including the $14 million they will pay the amnestied Baron Davis, which does put them over the NBA salary floor. The team is well below the salary cap, which will be announced after the end of the July moratorium (last year’s figure was $58 million).
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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...
The Brooklyn Nets are getting closer to obtaining Dwight Howard according to reports. The Orlando Magic and Nets might be off on agreeing on a deal but now a third team is added to the mix in the Cleveland Cavaliers.
According to Ken Berger of CBS Sports that Cavaliers are interested in the Nets center Kris Humphries. Below is what Berger tweeted .
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Orlando has been engaged in Dwight Howard trade talks with at least the Nets and Lakers.
The Magic continue to move closer to trading Dwight Howard and the Nets appear to be the favorites.
The web that is the Dwight Howard trade continues to grow as the Cavaliers have apparently backed out of the deal after failing to agree to terms with restricted free agent Kris Humphries. Reports now have the Bobcats or the Timberwolves entering the fray as a third team to help facilitate a deal between the Magic and the Nets for the All-NBA center.
The deal has completely ballooned...
Deron Williams and Dwight Howard talked about being NBA teammates four years ago during the Olympics. Now Williams knows there's speculation that it could happen soon.
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The Magic have reopened Dwight Howard trade talks with teams beyond the Nets.
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Dan Gilbert was the posterboy for a jilted owner when LeBron bolted Cleveland two summers ago. So why would he now contribute to helping Dwight Howard out of Orlando?
Although at times since he took over as Majority Owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Dan Gilbert has allowed his emotions to get the best of him, I have always admired him for his passion and respected him for sticking to his principles. By all accounts, Gilbert was a vocal hard-liner that helped extend the NBA Lockout this past season.
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Still not positive of the exact parameters of a potential trade between the Cavaliers, Nets and Magic but Id give Kris Humphries a four-year guaranteed deal if it meant also receiving a first-round draft pick. Especially if all youre giving up is Luke Walton, who the Cavs dont want anyway.
If Humphries played anything like he did...
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Thanks to George Diaz of the Orlando Sentinel for coming on and talking about the Dwight Howard saga and the rest of the NBA off season.
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