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Stoudemire maybe safe, but Heat still chasing

Posted on: February 18, 2010 8:53 am
Edited on: February 18, 2010 8:54 am
 

By Marc J. Spears and Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo! Sports


With the Cleveland Cavaliers no longer an option for Amar’e Stoudemire, the Phoenix Suns are prepared to keep their All-Star forward through Thursday’s trade deadline, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.

Unless a trade materializes before Thursday afternoon, Stoudemire very well could spend the rest of the season in Phoenix.

“I think it’s 50-50 at best with Cleveland out of it,” said Stoudemire’s agent, Happy Walters.

The Suns weren’t enamored with the Cavs’ offer for Stoudemire – Zydrunas Ilgauskas, J.J. Hickson, Danny Green and a first-round pick – which spurred Cleveland to instead acquire Antawn Jamison from the Washington Wizards for a much smaller package.

The Miami Heat have continued to express interest in Stoudemire, and have offered Udonis Haslem, Quentin Richardson, Daequan Cook and a first-round pick.

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Since: Jan 7, 2008
Posted on: February 18, 2010 10:06 am
 

Stoudemire maybe safe, but Heat still chasing

Is everyone forgetting that the Cavs still have a potentially valuable piece that they could offer to teams looking to clear cap space?  Does the name Wally Sczerbiak ring a bell?  The Cavs could pull a Mark Cuban and get him to sign a deal to allow a trade to go through a la Keith Van Horn...not saying that this is GOING to happen, just that the possibility is still out there for this to happen...as their own free agent, they could sign him to a deal and trade him to a team that was looking for cap space.  How sick would it be if the Cavs were to pull this off and still get Amar'e?


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