On Sunday, ESPN.com reported that the Cavaliers were interested in trading 35-year-old center Brendan Haywood to the Nets for small forward Joe Johnson.
Instead of being without two starters, it looks as if the New York Knicks could be at full strength when they open a home-and-home series against the sputtering Indiana Pacers on Sunday night at Madison Square Garden.
The NBA has rescinded Amare Stoudemire’s latest technical foul, making him eligible to play in the New York Knicks’ next game.
Amar’e Stoudemire and Mavericks center Brendan Haywood received offsetting technicals during New York’s 127-109 loss to Dallas. It was such an innocuous confrontation that both players came away laughing, baffled by the call from official Bennett Salvatore.