Found December 12, 2012 on CLNS Radio:
The first wave of CBA-related trade restrictions expire this weekend and trade chatter is on the upswing around the league as a result.  Several high-profile teams are underachieving and struggling to find an identity and the presumption is that these teams will be active players in the trade market over the next several weeks.  The [...]
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