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Al Jefferson is one of the best rebounders in the league.
Utah Jazz Get: Jose Calderon and Toronto's First Round Pick ( #8)
Houston Rockets Get: Al Jefferson ( Utah) and Ed Davis ( Toronto)
Toronto Raptors Get: Kyle Lowry ( Houston) Luis Scola ( Houston)
This is a three way deal that works for everyone. Utah is currently without a first round pick in the 2012 Draft. The Jazz do have a surplus of talented young big men from drafts past, such as Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter.
With Al Jefferson approaching free agency, his time in Utah may be waning. The Jazz get Calderon who is a more natural point guard than Devin Harris. They also get the number eight pick to use on either another talented big man, a scoring guard, or small forward.
The Houston Rockets, who have been trying to get a talented big man, get one in Al Jefferson. They also get a young player with some upside in Ed Davis.
Finally, Kevin McHale gets to usher Kyle Lowry out of Houston and hand the keys to the offense to Goran Dragic.
Toronto losses Calderon but gets Lowry back in return. Lowry is not much worse than Calderon and under some circumstances he can be better. Toronto also gets a guy who can bang on the glass in the front court in Luis Scola.
That's what they thought they had in Andrea Bargnani when they selected him first overall in the 2006 draft. Bargnani is a decent scorer but he doesn't rebound well for his size. Scola is the opposite.