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NBA Rumors: Anthony Davis, Rockets Trade Talks, DeMarcus Cousins

We check in on some emerging stories across the NBA.

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Rumor season is soon approaching full swing with the NBA Draft and free agency just around the corner from the NBA Finals. Let’s take a look around the league to see what’s new:

Anthony Davis-New Orleans Pelicans drama continues

Anthony Davis is set to meet with New Orleans executive David Griffin on Wednesday, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Davis had previously doubled down on his trade demands after the Pelicans won the No. 1 pick in this year’s draft:

Dialogue between both sides will continue, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski:

Houston Rockets opening up roster for trades

The Houston Rockets have made their roster and draft picks available for trades, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. A team might not have enough to haul James Harden, but Chris Paul is available for the right price, according to Wojnarowski:

The New York Times’ Marc Stein added that the Rockets are exploring the market for center Clint Capela:

DeMarcus Cousins could return in NBA Finals

DeMarcus Cousins’ speedy recovery from a torn left quad could see him appear in the NBA Finals. Cousins is questionable for Game 1 against the Toronto Raptors, but head coach Steve Kerr is hinting that Cousins could be ready to go: