Preparing to make a trade offer and actually completing a trade are two different things.
Furthermore it could be the greatest trade offer of all time unless Dwight Howard signs off, it is basically worthless. There will be plenty of suitors for Howard and Nets are just the first one to throw something out there.
The New Jersey Nets are prepared to offer a trade package featuring Brook Lopez and two future first-round picks to acquire Dwight Howard before the Orlando Magic center becomes a free agent in July 2012, according to sources close to the situation.
Sources told ESPN.com this week that, to sweeten the proposal, New Jersey would likewise offer to take back the contract of Magic forward Hedo Turkoglu, who has three seasons left on his contract worth just under $35 million. Absorbing Turkoglu’s remaining salary would become financially feasible for the Nets after the expected release of swingman Travis Outlaw through the amnesty clause that will be included in the NBA’s new collective bargaining agreement and by including another smaller contract or two in the deal.
Howard and Deron Williams will be a formidable combo, but does Howard want to go to Brooklyn.
It is a weak deal in comparison to what the Lakers, Bulls, Clippers or Celtics can offer. The Magic should sit tight weigh all the offers see where Howard will go and take the best deal.
Pretty simple, no need to make it complicated.