Thursday’s NBA Trade Deadline will bring any number of deals between NBA teams hungry to add talent, shed salary, acquire picks, or rid themselves of ill-fitting players. In the meantime, we’re in for a solid week of rumors. Here are the stories crossing the league Monday, with more to come.
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Adrian Wojnarowski and Shams Charania report a swap between the Milwaukee Bucks and Brooklyn Nets
Milwaukee is trading guard Rashad Vaughn to Brooklyn for center Tyler Zeller, league sources say.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 5, 2018
The Bucks will send a future second round pick to Nets for Zeller, league sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 5, 2018
Sources: Milwaukee's 2018 second-round pick to Nets is protected 31-to-47, or Milwaukee sends unprotected second in 2020 if the pick doesn't convey in 2018.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 5, 2018
And speaking of centers, Shams Charania is saying that Willy Hernangomez wants to get away from the New York Knicks.
Denver is among the teams that has explored Marcus Smart trade scenarios with Boston, according to league sources. Emmanuel Mudiay has been made available, sources say, but the Celts covet a first-round pick for Smart— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) February 5, 2018