posted on Jul, 21 2004 @ 01:35 PM
Will Dampier sign with Hawks?
The Journal-Constitution's Michael Lee reports that the Hawks have made a contract offer to Warriors free agent Erick Dampier. If the Hawks fail to
reel in Dampier, they are expected to target Memphis' Stromile Swift.
Old friends may join Shaq in Miami
Palm Beach Post
The Post's Chris Perkins reports that Shaquille O'Neal may help the Heat recruit Karl Malone, Robert Horry and Bryon Russell.
Nets could replace Martin with Abdur-Rahim
New York Post
The Post's Fred Kerber reports that the Nets could ship Kerry Kittles and Aaron Williams to the Blazers for Shareef Abdur-Rahim. The Nets may also try
to sign Rodney Buford and Eric Williams.
McInnis may want out of Cleveland
Akron Beacon Journal
Jeff McInnis isn't happy about the Cavaliers' decision to deal for point guard Eric Snow. A source told the Beacon Journal's Brian Windhorst that
McInnis would like to be traded.
Warriors may take run at Yao
San Jose Mercury News
Mercury News columnist Skip Bayless writes that the Warriors may be trying to free up enough cap room to sign Yao Ming in 2006
"The Kings will sign free-agent center Greg Ostertag to a two-year contract today in an attempt to fill the gap in the middle created by the departure
of Divac, who signed a two-year deal Tuesday with the Los Angeles Lakers."
Warriors get bigger, and older
San Francisco Chronicle
"One aging player with a large, expiring contract out, another aging player with a large, expiring contract in -- plus a youngster thrown in to make
the numbers work. That would be a cynical but not entirely inaccurate view of the Warriors' swap Tuesday, when they sent point guard Nick Van Exel to
Portland for power forward/center Dale Davis and third-year point guard Dan Dickau."
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