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West Trade On Hold, Lots Of Other Stuff Happening

Everything is up in the air right now, but here's the latest as far as we know.

Pacers ready to swoop in if Celtics can't land West - NBA - Yahoo! Sports

As free-agent forward David West and the Boston Celtics work to complete a difficult sign-and-trade deal, the Indiana Pacers have positioned themselves to sign the power forward should talks with the Celtics flatline on Sunday, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The Celtics have been discussing a four-year deal with West, sources said. Still, Boston is limited under sign-and-trade rules with how high it can go with an offer. The Celtics can offer the first three years in the $24 million to $25 million range, but the fourth year would likely not be fully guaranteed. Several sources believed there would be a resolution Sunday.

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Three-team Chris Paul trade is dead; Lakers now in hunt for Dwight Howard

Time to start all over again, from scratch. Chris Paul to the Clippers? Chris Paul to Golden State? Dwight Howard to the Lakers? Dwight Howard to the Bulls? Yep, those rumors are all out there this morning after the three-team deal between the Lakers, Hornets and Rockets fell apart late Saturday night, with the Lakers making a different deal by sending Lamar Odom to the Mavericks for a first-round draft pick.

More updates as they become available.

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