The Dwight Howard Trade Is In Shambles After Cleveland Backs Out

Dan GilbertCavs owner Dan Gilbert


The Cleveland Cavaliers have backed out of trade talks with the Brooklyn Nets and Orlando Magic in a deal that would have sent Dwight Howard to NYC, Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports.So the mega, four-team trade is dead, and the only way Howard gets to Brooklyn is if the two teams work out a deal themselves, Woj says.

The Cavs were a key component in the rumoured four-team trade that dominated headlines since the weekend.

They would have received Kris Humphries, a first-round pick and other parts in the deal

But there was a snag yesterday when it came out that Cleveland didn’t want Humphries on a long-term deal.

Yesterday, a lot of people questioned why opposing NBA owners and GMs would assist in the formation of a superteam in Brooklyn. It appears Dan Gilbert has come to his senses.

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