NBA trade deadline chatter
As hopes fade for a Latrell Sprewell blockbuster, and with a Gary Payton trade even less likely before the summer, we naturally turn to Dallas for fireworks before today's 3 p.m. ET trade deadline. Yet even the ever-reliable Mavs, good for blockbusters the past two Februarys, aren't a cinch to swing one now.
The Mavericks continue to talk with Miami about Brian Grant scenarios, but finances continue to threaten an exchange featuring Grant and Travis Best to Dallas for Nick Van Exel. Grant ...
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