- Chad Ford, ESPN Senior Writer
With the trade deadline just a week away, we should be in high gear. Instead, a number of GMs are reporting trade deadline gridlock.
Part of that has to do with the Dwight Howard saga. The on-again, off-again nature of Howard's trade status has not only captured most of the headlines, but has held up teams such as the Lakers, Nets and Bulls as they wait to see where he will land.