* Phoenix sends Cedric Ceballos to Dallas for Dennis Scott.
Ceballos' career went down in Lake Havasu with all hands aboard. Since his famous boat trip, he has been traded by the Lakers, warmed the bench in Phoenix and now goes to the Mavericks, who are too bad to be fussy. With playing time, he could go back to scoring his 20 a game.
He and Scott will both be free agents. Scott might be headed to the Lakers, to be reunited with his buddy, Shaquille O'Neal--if he'll play for the minimum.
* Miami sends Isaac Austin, Charles Smith and a No. 1 pick to the Clippers for Brent Barry.
Barry's agent, Arn Tellem, made it plain Brent would leave, leaving the Clippers, once more, looking down the barrel of the cannon.