The tentative trade between the Detroit Pistons and the Denver Nuggets may have hit a snag.
While both sides have agreed to trade Pistons guard Chauncey Billups and top reserve Antonio McDyess for Denver's Allen Iverson, McDyess' reluctance to be included in the deal may become an issue.
"Dice is not happy at all (about the possible trade)," said Andy Miller, who is the agent for both Billups and McDyess.
Billups, on the other hand, is more open to a trade back to his hometown:
"From Chauncey's point of view, its kind of a mixed bag of feelings," Miller said. "He feels very good about what he's done in Detroit, the legacy he has left. And coming back home to Denver, it's sort of like coming full circle for him."
Something to consider: McDyess and Billups are very good friends, and McDyess is certainly familiar with Denver considering he started his career there, was traded to the Suns and then returned to the Nuggets as a free agent back in 1998. Granted, that was 10 years ago, but my point is that it's a little easier seeing him agree to go back to Denver than it would be another location. This is probably a moot point given reports that Denver will buy him out, but still.