Bibby, who is about a week away from returning after thumb surgery, is exactly what the Cavaliers lack -- a battle-tested floor leader who can create his own shot, find easy shots for others, and take a huge load off LeBron James. The Kings are in a rebuilding phase and they are trying to lighten their payroll to make a run at the free-agent class of 2009. Bibby has been unhappy since the Kings started breaking up their core three years ago. The Kings, under president Geoff Petrie, typically move at a glacial pace when it comes to making deals. That's why Bibby has essentially been on the market for two years. But perhaps with the emergence of Benu Udrih as a dependable point guard, the path has been paved for Petrie to finally pull the trigger.-- Joe P. Tone
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