I really hope Marc Stein is wrong about what I'm reading on the 'Leader:
• Two of my most plugged-in sources say that the big trade Cleveland is pursuing, as our good friend Brian Windhorst warned us about in his Akron Beacon Journal blog, is a multi-player exchange that would bring Ben Wallace to the Cavs.
We have not been apprised that any deal is close or received a reliable read on the Bulls' level of interest, but we have been assured that it is being discussed: Wallace and teammates Chris Duhon and Joe Smith heading to Cleveland in exchange for a package headlined by Drew Gooden ... and Larry Hughes.
Fans in Cleveland hate him so much they have this website:
That's your big fucking move, Pax? Gooden is a decent, younger version of Joe Smith. Nothing special. Please god, say it ain't so: