posted on Aug, 18 2004 @ 06:57 PM
Mavs near deal for center Dampier, sources say
Dallas Morning News
Golden State's Erick Dampier, the last remaining marquee free agent on this summer's market, apparently has agreed to a sign-and-trade deal that would
ship him to the Mavericks, along with Evan Eschmeyer and Dan Dickau, according to several league sources.
Kings won't deal Stojakovic
Although Peja Stojakovic has asked to be dealt, owner Joe Maloof told the Bee's Martin McNeal that the Kings "have no intentions of trading" him.
Three teams on Kidd's list
New York Post
Sources told the Post's Fred Kerber that the Timberwolves, Mavericks and Lakers are on Jason Kidd's list of teams that he would like to be traded to.
Suns may bring back Williams
East Valley Tribune
The Tribune's Mike Tulumello reports that the Suns are shopping for a big man. The Suns had been interested in Erick Dampier, but may now have to
settle for Scott Williams.
Heat talked to Grizzlies about Williams
The Herald's Barry Jackson reports that the Heat talked to the Grizzlies about shipping Eddie Jones to Memphis for Jason Williams and James Posey. The
Heat elected to sign point guard Damon James instead.
Nets' coach looks on bright side
The Nets' next transactions are expected to be three-year extensions for CEO Rod Thorn (for about $15 million) and Frank, and the signing of 6-foot-11
center Jabari Smith, who averaged 2.1 points for the Kings last season.
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