The Cleveland Cavaliers once again find themselves as potentially the key ingredient to a trade sending Dwight Howard from the Orlando Magic. On Wednesday, reports surfaced on a deal that would send Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers, Andrew Bynum to the Cavs, and Anderson Varejao plus draft picks to the Magic.
Report: Cavaliers enter trade talks with Lakers-Magic on Howard trade. cbsprt.co/MJ3cGs Would send Varejao to ORL, Bynum to CLE.— Eye on Basketball (@EyeOnBasketball) July 18, 2012
The three teams are reportedly still in the framework stages of negotiations, and nothing is expected to happen imminently. Still, the rough details of the detail would seem to benefit all three teams. The Lakers and Cavaliers would significantly upgrade their paint presence, while the Magic would create more room under their salary cap and potentially add some good young players.
Head over to Pinstriped Post, Silver Screen And Roll and Fear The Sword for more on the Magic, Lakers and Cavs, respectively. You can track all the Dwight Howard trade drama by visiting this StoryStream.