Over the past two months, ESPN.com has reported serious…

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Over the past two months, ESPN.com has reported serious negotiations between the Pistons and two teams (Minnesota and Orlando) involving Jackson, but sources said Wednesday that the prospects of a Jackson deal with the Magic this week were fading.

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The Orlando Magic remain active in trade discussions, and Magic general manager Rob Hennigan loves Detroit Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson, who played in Oklahoma City when Hennigan was an assistant GM for the Thunder. More than the Pistons trying to trade Jackson, the Magic are pushing to get him. But the price is not cheap. Who is Orlando willing to send to Detroit? Guard Elfrid Payton? With a high price set for Jackson, don't be surprised if the Magic are unwilling to pay it.
The Detroit Pistons have discussed a trade with the Orlando Magic that would send point guard Reggie Jackson to the Magic in exchange for a package headlined by D.J. Augustin and Jeff Green, according to league sources. While it's not yet clear if these talks will progress past the discussion phase, sources told ESPN.com that the Pistons have continued to gauge the market for Jackson in advance of the Feb. 23 trade deadline.
Marc Stein: Not yet clear if talks go past the "discussion" phase but Detroit, as @Zach Lowe noted this week, has been exploring its Reggie options.
Any Drummond deal at the deadline is an extreme long shot, but Jackson remains in play for Minnesota, Orlando, New Orleans, or some mystery destination. Even if Detroit keeps him, missing the playoffs would put dramatic changes on the table this summer.
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