Fox Sports' Sam Amico reports that interest in Hawes is "especially high, particularly among West contenders." Amico also states that the price tag for Hawes has been made abundantly clear across the league that teams should be willing to part with a first-round pick, and nothing less, if they want Hawes.
The Sixers have reportedly been increasing their efforts to trade small forward Evan Turner so, when trying to peddle Turner, they might as well gauge interest on their center.
Hawes, 25, is having the best season of his career averaging a career-high 13.5 points and grabbing a career-best 8.6 rebounds per game. Hawes is in his seventh season and his fourth season in Philadelphia after being acquired from the Sacramento Kings in 2010.
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