The Nets completed a trade of point guard Jason Kidd to the Mavericks. New Jersey gets point guard Devin Harris, center DeSagana Diop, forward Trenton Hassell, guard Maurice Ager, an inactive Keith Van Horn and first-round picks in 2008 and 2010. Dallas also gets Antoine Wright and Malik Allen. Nets president Rod Thorn saide Kidd had lost his enthusiasm. Kidd said he's looking forward to the West's fast-paced style.
OUTDOOR GAME: The Suns and Nuggets will play the first outdoor game in more than 35 years, an Oct. 11 preseason game at the 16,000-seat Indian Wells (Calif.) Tennis Garden (televised by TNT). The Suns defeated the Bucks in a preseason game on Sept. 24, 1972, at a baseball stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
WNBA: The Seattle Storm acquired two-time All-Star Swin Cash from the Detroit Shock for the fourth pick in this year's draft. Cash had a strained relationship with coach Bill Laimbeer during last year's postseason. ... The Indiana Fever acquired All-Star Katie Douglas from the Connecticut Sun for Tamika Whitmore, the 12th pick in 2008, and the rights to Jessica Foley. Douglas asked for the deal, to return to the state where she played at Purdue.