Chad Ford says the Nets were so desperate to trade Vince Carter at the deadline they offered the Blazers both the 2010 Mavs and 2011 Warriors picks just to have Portland take him off their hands. "The Blazers, however, turned them down," reports Ford. The Post reports two team sources said that wasn't the case, one very emphatically, but the Star-Ledger suggests it's just a matter of when, not if, VC will be traded.
- Summer deals: Who could be traded? - Chad Ford - ESPN
- Salary Cap-tain Talk - Dave D'Alessandro - Star-Ledger
- Dangled, now dangling after trade deadline: Vince Carter - Ira Winderman - NBC Sports