Quiet Trade Deadline Expected

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  1. truebluefan

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    A short season and the magnitude of the Dwight Howard season will likely result in a quiet trade deadline.

    While Howard still wants to be traded, the Magic appear to prefer to keep him through the March 15th trade deadline.

    “I’d be surprised if we see a lot of deals,” one Western Conference executive said. “In a short season, you can survive another 30 games and start talking trade to teams during the draft lottery.”

    Said an East exec: “A playoff or playoff-hopeful team might do something to get them over the hump. But even if you have a problem guy, you don’t have to wait that long for the season to be over. It’s always hard to predict.”

    Read more:http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/news;_y...c-spears_nba_trade_deadline_candidates_030812

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