With just three days left for NBA teams to make trades, the chips are starting to fall, as the Los Angeles Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers are set to swap L.A.'s Marcus Camby for Portland's Travis Outlaw and Steve Blake, according to Yahoo.
The report adds that the deal was not finalized early Tuesday morning, and that the Denver Nuggets are putting forth a "last-ditch effort" to get Camby.
The former UMass standout Camby is averaging 7.7 points and 12.1 rebounds per game this year. His $9.1 million expiring contract made him a likely trade candidate, though Yahoo reports he's unhappy with the move.
"He likes the Clippers, he likes the organization, he likes L.A.," a source told the Web site. "His wife is happy in L.A. And he’s not one for change. He’s definitely not happy about this."
Blake and Outlaw are also in the final years of their deals, with their combined 2009-10 salaries totaling nearly $9 million. Blake is averaging 7.6 points and 4.2 assists this season in 51 games, while Outlaw hasn't played since Nov. 13 due to a broken left foot.
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