Pacers asking for too much for Murphy

Mike Wells

The Pacers have work to do if they expect to be able to trade forward Troy Murphy before the Feb. 18 deadline.

The Pacers have already tried to send him to Cleveland, but those talks
didn’t last long because they were asking for too much, according to a

The Pacers wanted the Cavaliers to give up forward J.J. Hickson, center Zydrunas Ilgauskas and multiple draft picks for Murphy, the source said.


Jeff Foster is expected to fly to Los Angeles later this week to get another opinion on his sore left back.

Foster, who hasn’t played since the middle of December, will likely need surgery at some point, it’s just a matter of when he decides to do it.

Don’t expect to see Foster play again this season.

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