I really hated this trade up until the moment it was learned that the Raef Contract of Doom might finally be exported, and somehow to someone not named Isiah Thomas. Still hope they trade Telfair, but, at worst, they let him walk in another year. And, teams usually have interest in Ratliff at trade deadline, so if it doesn't work out with him, someone will take him as a body to throw at Shaq.
Jerry Colangelo had given out a tentative list for the past week. Now that list is official: CARMELO ANTHONY (Denver) GILBERT ARENAS (Washington) SHANE BATTIER (Memphis) CHAUNCEY BILLUPS (Detroit) CHRIS BOSH (Toronto) BRUCE BOWEN (San Antonio)