The NBA trade market is heating up ahead of Thursday’s deadline. Here are the latest updates on the rumors that are circling around the league. You can view the previous trade rumors thread here.
9:19 PM A four-way deal involving Robert Covington and Clint Capela appears to be done.
ESPN Sources: 4-team trade agreement: Houston: Robert Covington; Atlanta: Clint Capela and Nene; Minnesota: Malik Beasley, Juancho Hernangomez, Evan Turner, ATL 1st round pick via Nets; Denver: Gerald Green, Houston FRP.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 5, 2020
Minnesota's Keita Bates-Diop is going to Denver in deal, source tells ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 5, 2020
More players in the deal: Denver's Jarred Vanderbilt is on his way to Minnesota, league sources tell ESPN. Jordan Bell to Houston.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 5, 2020
Minnesota's Noah Vonleh goes to the Nuggets, per source.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 5, 2020
So Denver fortifies its bench with G Shabazz Napier and F Noah Vonleh with losses of Beasley and Hernangomez. Denver will be active until Thursday's deadline at 3 PM ET.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 5, 2020
Sources: Minnesota, Atlanta, Houston and Denver are close to agreement: Robert Covington to Rockets; Clint Capela to the Hawks; Malik Beasley, Juancho Hernangomez, Evan Turner and draft compensation to Timberwolves; expiring contracts and first-rounder to Denver.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 5, 2020
- Golden State appears to have taken D’Angelo Russell’s name out of trade discussions after the Timberwolves failed to meet their asking price.
Golden State is moving on from D’Angelo Russell conversations with Minnesota at this juncture, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Warriors have been clear with Minnesota on price point — and Timberwolves, to this point, are not willing to meet it.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 5, 2020
- However, Minnesota, Houston, Atlanta and now Denver seem focused on getting a deal done. It possible that Evan Turner and Allen Crabbe could be reunited once again.
Among the serious candidates to emerge as a new fourth team in this trade scenario, league sources tell ESPN: The Denver Nuggets. Talks with teams elsewhere are ongoing too. https://t.co/77s2keXl9a— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 5, 2020
- Several teams are reportedly interested in the Knicks forward Marcus Morris. With GM Steve Mills fired, who do they call?
Several contenders expressing interest in Knicks' Marcus Morris. https://t.co/mfbQRLw1hx— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 4, 2020