Cavaliers Working To Move Antawn Jamison to Nets in Sign-And-Trade

April 26, 2012; Chicago, IL, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Antawn Jamison (4) is defended by Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson (22) during the second half at the United Center. The Bulls beat the Cavaliers 107-75. Mandatory Credit: Rob Grabowski-US PRESSWIRE

The Cleveland Cavaliers may be looking to move Antawn Jamison to Brooklyn, a move that could help bolster the Nets frontcourt following the re-signing of center Brook Lopez.

With negotiations on a deal to bring Dwight Howard to Brooklyn suspended for the foreseeable future, the Nets are looking at alternatives to improve their front line and potentially compliment just re-signed center Brook Lopez.

According to Yahoo! Sports' Marc Spears, the Cleveland Cavaliers are in preliminary talks to a sign-and-trade deal that would move forward Antawn Jamison to the Nets.

Spears added other possible destinations for the 14-year veteran include the Charlotte Bobcats -- for what it's worth, Jamison played his high school ball in Charlotte and starred as a Tar Heel at UNC -- as well as the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors, with whom he spent his first five seasons in the NBA.

With the Nets reportedly re-signing Lopez to a four-year, $61 million deal on Wednesday -- a move that all but ends their attempts to acquire Howard from the Orlando Magic (for the time being, at least) -- Jamison would provide frontcourt depth and add some scoring and rebounding to an increasingly formidable roster that includes re-signed point guard Deron Williams and small forward Gerald Wallace, as well as recently acquired All-Star guard Joe Johnson.

For more on the Cavs, be sure to visit Fear The Sword. For more NBA news and coverage this offseason, check out SB Nation's dedicated NBA hub.

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