The talk here continues to be about the future of Ron Artest. Dallas reportedly has had internal discussions about the Kings' mercurial power forward and may be willing to part with its own enigmatic forward, Josh Howard, to get him.
From DallasBasketball.com, a few days ago:
DallasBasketball.com is being told that the Mavs have engaged in extensive in-house discussions concerning the viability of acquiring the bizarro All-Star. ... Despite speculation, we get no legitimate indication that the Mavs are willing to swap out Josh Howard for Ron Artest.