posted on Jul, 28 2004 @ 03:26 PM
Kittles could be dealt to Clippers
Los Angeles Times
The Times' Jerry Crowe reports that the Clippers are talking to the Nets about a deal involving Kerry Kittles. The Clippers will also have to decide
if they want to match the Suns' six-year, $42.6-million offer to Quentin Richardson.
Knicks fail to close Crawford deal
New York Post
The Post's Marc Berman reports that Knicks president Isiah Thomas and Bulls GM John Paxson failed to agree to a sign-and-trade deal for Jamal Crawford
during their face-to-face meeting in Chicago yesterday.
Heat still looking for help
Palm Beach Post
The Post's Jamey Eisenberg reports that the Heat could sign Karl Malone, Robert Horry, Eric Williams, Bob Sura, Charlie Ward, Kenny Anderson, Brevin
Knight, Lindsey Hunter, Mike James or Damon Jones.
Hassell may stay in Minnesota
St. Paul Pioneer Press
Pioneer Press columnist Charley Walters writes that the Timberwolves are "giving serious consideration" to re-signing restricted free agent Trenton
Hassell. To keep Hassell, the Wolves will have to match the six-year, $27-million contract he was offered by the Blazers.
Buford could join Nets
The Star-Ledger's Brad Parks reports that the Nets may sign Kings free agent Rodney Buford.
Wizards retain Thomas
The Washington Wizards have matched the Milwaukee Bucks' six-year, $38 million offer to center Etan Thomas, an NBA source said last night.
Knicks still interested in Dampier
Meanwhile, Thomas remains interested in Golden State free agent Erick Dampier. An NBA official familiar with the sign-and-trade discussion disclosed
last night that Warriors GM Chris Mullin verbally committed to a deal with the Knicks two weeks ago, then reneged.
News and Rumors sources
Pro Sports Daily
[Edited on 28/7/04 by TRD]