posted on Aug, 9 2004 @ 04:00 PM
Stojakovic puts Kings in tough spot
Will the Kings deal Peja Stojakovic? Magic VP Pat Williams told the Bee's Joe Davidson that Stojakovic's trade demand has created an "enormous
dilemma" for the Kings.
Dampier deal could hurt Pacers
The Star's Mark Montieth reports that Jermaine O'Neal doesn't think that the Pacers should give up one of their "core guys" in a sign-and-trade deal
for Erick Dampier. O'Neal is hoping to convince Dampier to sign a one-year contract with the Pacers instead.
Timberwolves owner wants to lock up Hudson
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Star Tribune columnist Sid Hartman writes that Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor is "determined" to re-sign guard Troy Hudson. Hartman also believes that
the Wolves will have a tough time trading Wally Szczerbiak.
Scott may return to NBA
The Sentinel's Tim Povtak reports that the Heat may try to lure former Magic forward Dennis Scott out of retirement.
Williams heading to Bucks?
Salt Lake Tribune
The Utah Jazz's perfectly harmonious offseason hit a sour note Saturday, when backup point guard Mo Williams signed an offer sheet with the Milwaukee
More Kings concerns
Bobby Jackson suggested this summer he might ask the Kings not to pick up that option, and here we go again. Jackson longs to be a starter (it will
not happen with Mike Bibby on the same roster), and he craves a career contract, which might not happen if his stomach muscles don't respond to
Celtics could swap Payton for Abdur-Rahim
Meanwhile, here's something to think about regarding our newest arrivals, Payton and Rick Fox. They are both valued in large part because of their
expiring contracts... In other words, the ex-Lakers are assets as much as they are players. Those two and Yogi Stewart could be packaged in February
for, say, Shareef Abdur-Rahim, a player Ainge has angled for in the past.
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