Will Cavs make trade before deadline? Chad Ford says no. The hopeless bastard ...


With rumors swirling about the Cavs nearing a blockbuster trade -- including one that has Shawn Marion heading north from his new spot in Miami -- C-Notes went barreling into Chad Ford's trade-deadline chat on ESPN.com, only to be doused with an ice-cold bucket of reality:
Sean (Cleveland, OH): There are rumors that the Cavs are in discussions for a blockbuster trade. Which team are they in discussions with and will the deal happen? Chad Ford: (1:08 PM ET ) I saw that. I question whether they have enough pieces to make a blockbuster. I seriously doubt it. The skeptic in me says that GM Danny Ferry is trying to get the word out that he's trying his best. He's getting killed in Cleveland right now for inaction. He is trying to make deals, but when you don't have a lot to work with ... it's tough. If they get a player like Delonte West or Wally Szczerbiak or something ... that might be a small help ... but not a blockbuster. BTW, I spoke with a GM this week that said, if the Cavs had just one more star type player, he thought the Cavs would be the favorites to win it all. That's how good LeBron has become.
So sad. And so probable. -- Joe P. Tone


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