Thursday’s NBA Trade Deadline is only a day away. The early hours of Wednesday morning saw a four-team megadeal between the Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets, Minnesota Timberwolves and Denver Nuggets be agreed upon with 12 players changing teams. Here’s the latest rumors:
- The Sixers and Warriors swap Alec Burks and Glenn Robinson III for draft picks.
Sources: 76ers sending three second-round picks to Golden State for Burks and Robinson. https://t.co/x4HaOVaTyV— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 6, 2020
Sixers are sending Warriors a 2020 second-round via Dallas, and a 2021 second-round pick via Denver, and 2022 second-round pick via Toronto, league source tells ESPN. https://t.co/Yz4gqhUoj5— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 6, 2020
Sixers are working on additional trades to create roster spots needed to add Burks and Robinson III, league sources tell ESPN. Without a deal before the 3 PM ET deadline, Philadelphia will have to waive two players.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 6, 2020
- Disgruntled King Dewayne Dedmon is being sent back to Atlanta with picks for Jabari Parker and Alex Len.
Sacramento is sending Atlanta a 2020 and a 2021 second round pick in deal, sources tell @ZachLowe_NBA and me. https://t.co/RC7KZ4Nd7y— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 6, 2020
- The Athletic’s John Hollinger says Portland is making calls with the goal of reducing its luxury tax bill.
- Andre Iguodala looks set to finally play in an NBA game this season with Pat Riley and the Miami Heat dealing for, and extending, the veteran wing. Justise Winslow will be part of the package going back to Memphis.
Memphis has agreed to a deal to send Andre Iguodala to Miami, league source tells ESPN. Iguodala agreed to trade and has agreed to a two-year, $30M extension with Miami.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 6, 2020
Justise Winslow is part of the package headed to Memphis in the Iguodala trade, league sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 6, 2020
- Marc Stein of The New York Times reports that the Warriors are planning to hold out Alec Burks and Glenn Robinson III from their game Wednesday as they explore deals for one or both players.
- “Multiple” teams have inquired about Lakers guard Alex Caruso, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports.
- Both L.A. teams are pursuing the Knicks’ Marcus Morris, per Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times.
- The Suns are taking calls on Kelly Oubre, according to The New York Times’ Marc Stein.
- The Knicks are exploring trade packages for the Warriors’ D’Angelo Russell, per Shams Charania of The Athletic. However, they haven’t met Golden State’s asking price yet.
- Kelly Iko of The Athletic reports that the Rockets are close to a deal for a center after trading Clint Capela.
- The New Orleans Pelicans are “content” with Jrue Holiday staying on the roster, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. A deal worthy of the former All-Star hasn’t arrived.
- In order to make the four-team megadeal work, the Hawks are waiving Chandler Parsons, according to Wojnarowski.
- Former Trail Blazer Evan Turner was also part of the four-team trade, being sent from Atlanta to Minnesota. However, if the Wolves aren’t able to reroute him in a second trade, a buyout is “expected,” per Heavy’s Sean Deveney. The Celtics and Heat interested if Turner hits the buyout market.
- Keith Smith of Yahoo Sports notes that the Warriors and Thunder believe they can make small moves to duck the luxury tax, leaving only the Heat and Blazers as luxury tax payers.
- After firing president Steve Mills, the Knicks may embrace the trade deadline, according to Ian Begley of SNYtv: “Opposing teams are under the impression that moves will be made primarily with a ‘seller’s mentality’ and that the Knicks will be active.”
Stay tuned to this thread as more rumors pop up throughout Wednesday.
The NBA Trade Deadline is Thursday at 12 p.m. PT.