Cleveland Cavaliers looking to trade for Amar'e Stoudemire

2/13/10 in NBA   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

The Cleveland Cavs have reportedly been talking with the Phoenix Suns for weeks to try and get their hands on Amar'e Stoudemire in a trade. So what's holding it up?

Phoenix is seeking legitimate talent in return for Stoudemire and won't trade him strictly as a means for dumping salary.

The Suns aren't totally committed to trading Stoudemire, and he could easily remain with them past the Feb. 18 trade deadline.

In fact, the Suns are insisting they get back a young player and a first-round pick in any deal for Stoudemire, so Cavaliers power forward J.J. Hickson would almost certainly have to be part of the deal.

So will it happen? I don't know, but if you add Stoudemire to that mix in Cleveland, that team would be absurdly deadly.

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