The 11th-year shooting guard has made it clear that he wants more minutes in Chicago's crowded backcourt or a trade. The latter would be more likely if Hughes weren't a career 40 percent shooter whose best season came five years ago. Hughes is scheduled to make $13.65 million next season in the final year of his contract.
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Marbury will soon get his wish of leaving the Knicks. The only question is whether the exiled point guard will join another team for the stretch run or have to wait until he becomes a free agent in July.
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Miller has denied a report that he's unhappy in his first season in Minnesota, where he has slumped badly and been strangely passive on offense. The Wolves have turned it around over the last month despite modest contributions from the ninth-year swingman, who hasn't been the floor-spacing perimeter threat that Minnesota anticipated when it acquired him in last June's O.J. Mayo-Kevin Love trade.
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The Pacers have given Tinsley the Stephon Marbury treatment, though they did it right from the start of training camp by telling the veteran point guard not to bother to even show up. The players' association is said to be considering filing a grievance on Tinsley's behalf against the Pacers, who have steadfastly refused to negotiate a buyout with their longtime floor leader. Tinsley has two years and $14.7 million left on his contract after this season, so a trade isn't easy.
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The 2006 first-round pick had a nice shooting stretch in early January, but that was when the Magic were banged up at the wing positions. When Orlando is healthy, Redick is stuck behind free-agent pickup Mickael Pietrus and 2008 first-round pick Courtney Lee. Redick, a regular in the trade-rumor mill, has yet to receive consistent playing time in the NBA.
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The Kings are in full-scale rebuilding mode, which includes developing second-year center Spencer Hawes. The 32-year-old Miller doesn't fit those plans and figures to draw considerable interest from contenders at the trading deadline. Miller's contract expires in 2010.
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Williams was considered a possible starter at point guard after the Warriors acquired the 2006 first-round pick from the Nets last offseason. But the seldom-used Williams has been buried deep inside coach Don Nelson's doghouse, which also has been home to 19-year-old rookie Anthony Randolph.
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