From Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer:
A source familiar with the situation said the Phoenix Suns and Golden State Warriors have some interest in acquiring Ely in a sign-and-trade. The Bobcats are loaded at power forward, with Emeka Okafor and Sean May recovering from injuries. Charlotte can also use Walter Herrmann and Othella Harrington at that position.Check out Melvin Ely's profile at Yahoo! Sports. Do you think he could contribute to the Warriors? What would you give up in a sign-and-trade?
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