NBA Trade Rumors: Amar’e Stoudamire To The Miami Heat? Forget About It

February 17th, 2010 by Allen Levin Leave a reply »
With the NBA trade deadline less than 24 hours away, rumors are intensifying around the league as teams are trying to unload contracts and bolster their rosters for the postseason run.

Big name players such as Andre Igoudala, Tracy McGrady, Carlos Boozer, Antwan Jamison, Tayshaun Prince, and Richard Hamilton have all been mentioned as possible trade bait.

But, no one's name has come up more than Phoenix Suns All-Star Amar'e Stoudamire.

With the Suns run at the top of the Western Conference all but over and with Stoudamire having the ability to opt out of his contract at the end of this season, Phoenix has been on the phones entertaining deals for the forward so they can get something in return for him.

While several teams are vying for his services, it appears the Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers have become the front runners to acquire the All-Star.

The Heat and Cavs appear to be in a head-to-head battle for Stoudamire, with the Cavs willing to part ways with center Zydrunas Ilgauskas and JJ Hickson and Miami has offered several packages centered around Michael Beasley. 

Although the Cavs have recently em ...

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