Camby Possibly Headed To Orlando and The Top NBA News

Camby Possibly Headed To Orlando and The Top NBA News

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Marcus Camby’s name has arisen in multiple trade talks as of late, and the Orlando Magic have been mentioned as potential suitors for the former Defensive Player of the Year. Orlando has been very active in the trading department recently, as they acquired Gilbert Arenas, Jason Richardson, Hedo Turkoglu and Earl Clark just two weeks ago.

The Magic have been lacking depth up front since they lost backup center Marcin Gortat to the Phoenix Suns in the trade that brought them Richardson, Turkoglu and Clark. Bringing in the former Defensive Player of the Year would certainly be a boost to the team that currently does not have a backup to all-star center Dwight Howard.

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Latest on the Lakers

Smush Parker, the Lakers starting point guard from 2005 to 2007 could be headed to China to replace Steve Francis for the Beijing Ducks. [BenMaller.com]

Despite a three-game losing streak, Head Coach Phil Jackson thinks its too early to worry about playoff seeding right now. [ESPN Los Angeles]

The Lakers have assigned rookie forward Devin Ebanks to the Bakersfield Jam. He has appeared in 12 games for the Lakers this season and holds averages of 2.9 points and 1.5 rebounds in 6.4 minutes. [Lakers.com]

Latest on the NBA

Carmelo Anthony is set to return to the Nuggets after missing four games while mourning the death of his sister. [ESPN]

Vince Carter is set to make his Phoenix Suns debut tonight, as the Suns will play host to the Philadelphia 76ers. [DimeMag.com]

The Memphis Grizzlies and Charlotte Bobcats are being discussed as possible trading parters with the Chicago Bulls, who are actively seeking an upgrade at the shooting guard position. [Chicago Tribune]

The Minnesota Timberwolves are making a strong push to acquire the Grizzlies’ OJ Mayo, who the Wolves drafted in 2008 but immediately traded him for Kevin Love. Mayo has struggled this season for Memphis and is reportedly frustrated with his demotion from starter to sixth man. [CBS SPORTS]

Yesterday’s Results

Orlando Magic (20-12) 110 Cleveland Cavaliers (8-23) 95 – F

Boston Celtics (24-5) 95 Indiana Pacers (13-16) 83 – F

New York Knicks (18-13) 98 Miami Heat (24-9) 106 – F

Milwaukee Bucks (12-18) 77 Chicago Bulls (20-10) 90 – F

Toronto Raptors (11-20) 84 Dallas Mavericks (24-6) 76 – F

Los Angeles Lakers (21-10) 82 San Antonio Spurs (27-4) 97 – F

Portland Trail Blazers (16-16) 77 Denver Nuggets (17-13) 95 – F

Today’s Schedule

Golden State Warriors (12-18) at Atlanta Hawks (20-13) – 7 p.m. ET

Indiana Pacers (13-16) at Washington Wizards 97-22) – 7 p.m. ET

Cleveland Cavaliers (8-23) at Charlotte Bobcats (10-19) – 7 p.m. ET

Boston Celtics (24-5) at Detroit Pistons (10-21) – 7:30 p.m. ET

Los Angeles Lakers (21-10) at New Orleans Hornets (18-13) – 8 p.m. ET

Denver Nuggets (17-13) at Minnesota Timberwolves (8-24) – 8 p.m. ET

New Jersey Nets (9-22) at Oklahoma City Thunder (21-11) – 8 p.m. ET

Miami Heat (24-9) at Houston Rockets (15-15) – 8:30 p.m. ET

Philadelphia 76ers (12-19) at Phoenix Suns (13-16) – 9 p.m. ET

Memphis Grizzlies (14-17) at Sacramento Kings (5-23) – 10 p.m. ET

Utah Jazz (21-10) at Los Angeles Clippers (22-10) – 10:30 p.m. ET/NBA TV