Wednesday, June 13, 2007

ESPN Source: Mike James to be traded for Juwan Howard

From Marc Stein/ESPN:
The Minnesota Timberwolves and Houston Rockets, who have been discussing a Mike James-for-Juwan Howard swap in one form or another since the February trade deadline, have agreed in principle to finally complete that deal this month, has learned.

An announcement of the trade's completion could be made as early as this week, according to NBA front-office sources.

The holdup stems from the possibility that another player or two could be added to the deal, sources say. The teams, though, have verbally agreed to a straight-up exchange of James for Howard at the very least.

The article also mentions the following:
But the intense Garnett and the chatty James clashed almost from the start, according to club sources...