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Old 06-08-2011, 08:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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76ers Iguodala for Kaman?

Boy they seem pretty determined to deal Iguodala.

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Amid increasing signals that the Philadelphia 76ers are finally prepared to deal Andre Iguodala after years of trade speculation, another potential swap has surfaced that would send the swingman to the Los Angeles Clippers for center Chris Kaman, sources with knowledge of the discussions told ESPN.com.



Although it's believed that the trade has not yet advanced past the discussion phase, sources told ESPN.com that the teams have discussed an Iguodala-for-Kaman swap.



The Clippers have long maintained that the only scenario that would convince them to part with Kaman -- whose career has been plagued by injuries but who had an All-Star season in 2010 -- is getting an elite small forward in return.



Iguodala's athleticism and defensive skills would figure to mesh well alongside star power forward Blake Griffin and young center DeAndre Jordan. The Clippers are determined to keep Jordan over Kaman as their center of the future as Jordan heads for restricted free agency.



But one source briefed on the trade discussions said Wednesday night that -- while Iguodala undeniably likes the idea of playing alongside his Team USA teammate Griffin in L.A. -- the Clippers would likely have to sweeten their offer to get Philly to bite.

Sources: Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Clippers talk Andre Iguodala-for-Chris Kaman trade - ESPN
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