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NBA Trade Rumors: Antawn Jamison Doesn't Expect To Be Traded, Doesn't Want To Be

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been getting a lot of attention lately, but that's not due to the on-court product. No, the Cavaliers are in the news due to the upcoming NBA trade deadline and a couple players that may or may not be available. Ramon Sessions has been the most-talked about player in regards to a potential trade out of Cleveland, but Antawn Jamison has also been talked about significantly.

Some assume Jamison will be traded, while others think he'll finish out his contract in Cleveland. But what does Jamison himself think? According to The Plain Dealer, Jamison doesn't think he'll be traded. More than that, he doesn't want to be traded at all, and is enjoying his time in Cleveland, where he's been playing great as one of the few reasons Cleveland is actually competing on a game-by-game basis.

"Honestly, deep down inside, I don't want to go anywhere, and I don't feel like I'm going anywhere," Jamison said. "I enjoy playing with these guys. These guys are very receptive to what I tell them and what I do on the court."

Jamison has averaged 22 points and nine rebounds over the month of February, and is a leader on and off the court. At 35 years of age, he's having a great season, his best in Cleveland thus far. Jamison is set to be a free agent at the end of the season, and that's the big reason his name is coming up. He could have some value on the trade market that might be more beneficial to the Cavaliers for future seasons than his play this season.

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