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NBA Rumors: Ben Simmons To Celtics, Kemba Walker To Sixers In Hypothetical 3-Team Trade Involving Pacers

NBA Rumors: Ben Simmons To Celtics, Kemba Walker To Sixers In Hypothetical 3-Team Trade Involving Pacers

As the 2020 offseason goes deeper, several crazy trade ideas have started surfacing in the NBA. These include the hypothetical three-team blockbuster deal that would send Ben Simmons to the Boston Celtics and Kemba Walker to the Philadephia 76ers. In the proposed scenario by Mark Nilon of Fansided’s Hardwood Houdini, the Celtics will receive Simmons, Myles Turner, Doug McDermott, and Jeremy Lamb, the Sixers will get Walker, Victor Oladipo, Daniel Theis, and a 2020 second-round pick, and the Indiana Pacers will acquire Gordon Hayward, Shake Milton, Matisse Thybulle, Romeo Langford, Al...
19 hours ago
Minnesota Timberwolves Are Reportedly Still Undecided On Number One Pick In Upcoming NBA Draft

Minnesota Timberwolves Are Reportedly Still Undecided On Number One Pick In Upcoming NBA Draft

Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas stated the organization has not officially settled on who their number one overall pick with be in the upcoming NBA draft, according to an article from Bleacher Report. “There’s no guy that has separated himself from the pack from public or external view, but I’m very confident that as we go through this process, the talent will rise to the top,” he said to reporters on Wednesday, October 21. The draft is scheduled to take place on November 18, and will be done via videoconference instead of the usual in-person...
20 hours ago
NBA Agent Slams League For Embracing Black Lives Matter Movement, Calls It ‘A Horrible Look For The League’

NBA Agent Slams League For Embracing Black Lives Matter Movement, Calls It ‘A Horrible Look For The League’

As the NBA resumed its post-season games after having been temporarily shut down due to the coronavirus, both the league and the players fully embraced the Black Lives Matter movement. Most people saw this as revolutionary, however one organization’s agent said the decision was more corruptive than it was helpful, according to Yahoo Sports. A recent survey of 20 agents from around the league was conducted in order to get a better idea of how they thought the sport handled the global pandemic, according to a report from The Athletic. “I think that the players are being manipulated into...
20 hours ago
NBA Rumors: Ben Simmons-For-Paul George Trade Could Give Sixers ‘Better Shot’ At Winning Title Next Season

NBA Rumors: Ben Simmons-For-Paul George Trade Could Give Sixers ‘Better Shot’ At Winning Title Next Season

Despite suffering a first-round elimination in the 2020 Playoffs, the Philadelphia 76ers remain hesitant with the idea of breaking up their young superstar duo of Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid this offseason. However, they are expected to change their mind about giving up one of their franchise cornerstones if they are presented with a blockbuster deal that would enable them to acquire another All-Star caliber talent in return. One of the potential trades that the Sixers could explore this fall is the deal that would send Los Angeles Clippers small forward Paul George to the City of Brotherly...
21 hours ago
NBA Rumors: Kevin Love-For-Andrew Wiggins Trade Could Happen Again In 2020 Offseason

NBA Rumors: Kevin Love-For-Andrew Wiggins Trade Could Happen Again In 2020 Offseason

In 2014, Kevin Love and Andrew Wiggins headlined the blockbuster deal between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Love was sent to Cleveland to serve as the third fiddle behind LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, while the arrival of Wiggins in Minnesota gave them a young and promising talent to jumpstart a rebuild. Six years after the famous transaction, Love and Wiggins could be part of another huge trade this fall. In a recent article, Chase Hughes of NBC Sports included the Love-for-Wiggins trade in the list of potential deals that he expects to take place in the 2020...
22 hours ago
NBA Rumors: LA Lakers Could Take ‘Minimum-Salary Swing’ On DeMarcus Cousins In 2020 Free Agency

NBA Rumors: LA Lakers Could Take ‘Minimum-Salary Swing’ On DeMarcus Cousins In 2020 Free Agency

After successfully capturing the Larry O’Brien Trophy in the 2019-20 NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers are set to become a more attractive destination for incoming free agents this offseason. Though they currently have a limited salary cap space, they aren’t expected to have a hard time signing quality veteran free agents who are aiming to contend for the NBA championship title next year. As the 2020 free agency draws closer, more players continue to be linked to the Purple and Gold, including veteran center DeMarcus Cousins. In a recent article, Sam Quinn of CBS Sports included...
Oct 20, 2020
NBA Rumors: Victor Oladipo & Robert Covington To Bucks In Proposed Three-Team Deal Involving Pacers & Rockets

NBA Rumors: Victor Oladipo & Robert Covington To Bucks In Proposed Three-Team Deal Involving Pacers & Rockets

Regardless of his decision regarding his contract extension, the Milwaukee Bucks don’t have any plan of moving Giannis Antetokounmpo in the 2020 offseason. Instead of trading the “Greek Freak,” the Bucks will try to show him why he should stay by surrounding him with quality players that could give them a better chance of fully dominating the Eastern Conference and winning the NBA championship title in the 2020-21 NBA season. In a recent article, Grant Hughes of Bleacher Report mentioned a three-team blockbuster deal that would enable the Bucks to acquire Indiana Pacers shooting guard...
Oct 20, 2020
NBA Rumors: Knicks Could Trade RJ Barrett, Frank Ntilikina & 1st-Round Picks To Rockets For Russell Westbrook

NBA Rumors: Knicks Could Trade RJ Barrett, Frank Ntilikina & 1st-Round Picks To Rockets For Russell Westbrook

With Leon Rose currently serving as the president of basketball operations, the New York Knicks are expected to become more aggressive in upgrading their roster in the 2020 offseason. Instead of slowly rebuilding their team and just focusing on the development of their young players, rumors are circulating that the Knicks will be going after a legitimate superstar who will help them end their playoff drought in the 2020-21 NBA season. One of the players that the Knicks could target on the trade market this fall is All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook of the Houston Rockets.Click here to...
Oct 20, 2020
NBA Rumors: LaMarcus Aldridge Could Be Traded To Warriors For No. 2 Pick, Per ‘Sports Illustrated’

NBA Rumors: LaMarcus Aldridge Could Be Traded To Warriors For No. 2 Pick, Per ‘Sports Illustrated’

After finishing the 2019-20 NBA season as one of the worst teams in the league, the Golden State Warriors have won the No. 2 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. Though they haven’t completely ruled out the possibility of selecting a talented prospect in the upcoming draft, most people think that the Warriors will use their lottery selection as the main trade chip to acquire a quality veteran that would complement their core of Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green next year. One of the players that Golden State could target on the trade market this offseason is LaMarcus Aldridge of the...
Oct 20, 2020
NBA Rumors: Cavaliers Could Swap Kevin Love For LaMarcus Aldridge & Keldon Johnson, ‘Bleacher Report’ Suggests

NBA Rumors: Cavaliers Could Swap Kevin Love For LaMarcus Aldridge & Keldon Johnson, ‘Bleacher Report’ Suggests

Over the course of the 2019-20 season, Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers and LaMarcus Aldridge of the San Antonio Spurs were consistently featured in trade rumors, given their age and their respective teams’ subpar performance. As suggested in a list of trade ideas published on Monday, both clubs might be able to benefit from a deal that would have both big men swapping teams in the 2020 offseason. According to Bleacher Report, Love’s four-year, $120 million contract extension, which he signed in 2018, “almost immediately” became one of the biggest obstacles preventing the Cavs...
Oct 20, 2020
NBA Rumors: Pelicans Could Get Myles Turner From Pacers For Jrue Holiday, Per ‘Bleacher Report’

NBA Rumors: Pelicans Could Get Myles Turner From Pacers For Jrue Holiday, Per ‘Bleacher Report’

According to a recently published list of blockbuster trade ideas, the New Orleans Pelicans could add some much-needed defense and spacing to their lineup by acquiring center Myles Turner from the Indiana Pacers in exchange for veteran guard Jrue Holiday. As explained on Monday by Bleacher Report, the Pelicans might find it difficult to build around last year’s No. 1 overall pick, Zion Williamson, given how his lack of offensive range and struggles on defense underscore the need for a frontcourt partner who could address his perceived weaknesses. As such, the outlet suggested a deal that...
Oct 20, 2020
NBA Rumors: Bucks Reveal Major Offseason Plan For Giannis Antetokounmpo If He Refuses To Sign Extension

NBA Rumors: Bucks Reveal Major Offseason Plan For Giannis Antetokounmpo If He Refuses To Sign Extension

Since being upset by the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Semifinals, rumors have been continuously swirling around reigning MVP and DPOY Giannis Antetokounmpo and his future with the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks may have publicly stated their plan to offer Antetokounmpo a massive contract extension but as of now, he hasn’t given them any assurance if he will ink a new deal or test the free agency market in the summer of 2021. All teams in the league are closely monitoring Antetokounmpo’s situation in Milwaukee. If he refuses to sign an extension, most people believe that the Bucks...
Oct 19, 2020
NBA Rumors: Rockets Could Acquire Joel Embiid & Tobias Harris For Westbrook, Gordon & Covington

NBA Rumors: Rockets Could Acquire Joel Embiid & Tobias Harris For Westbrook, Gordon & Covington

After failing to achieve their main goal in the 2019-20 NBA season, the Houston Rockets are expected to make a huge roster overhaul this fall. To have a better chance of fully dominating the Western Conference and winning the NBA championship title, there are rumors that the Rockets are planning to make everyone on their roster, except James Harden, available in trade discussions in the 2020 offseason. One of the dream trade targets for the Rockets is All-Star center Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers. According to Mark Camarena of Fansided’s Space City Scoop, the Rockets could send a...
Oct 19, 2020
NBA Rumors: Pelicans, Nets Explored Jrue Holiday Trade In February, Per Brian Windhorst

NBA Rumors: Pelicans, Nets Explored Jrue Holiday Trade In February, Per Brian Windhorst

Despite the successful acquisition of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving last summer, the Brooklyn Nets continue to be active on the market searching for major roster upgrades. Though they are yet to see their roster at its full strength, the Nets believe that they still more star power around Durant and Irving in order to have a better chance of fully dominating the Eastern Conference and winning the NBA championship title. One of the players who have been frequently linked to the Nets is veteran point guard Jrue Holiday of the New Orleans Pelicans. In a recent appearance on The Hoop Collective...
Oct 18, 2020
NBA Rumors: After Paul George Trade, Kawhi Leonard Reveals Second Major Request To LA Clippers

NBA Rumors: After Paul George Trade, Kawhi Leonard Reveals Second Major Request To LA Clippers

Before he officially signed with them in 2019 free agency, Kawhi Leonard made one major request to the Los Angeles Clippers, urging them to trade for Paul George, who was then a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Clippers immediately granted Leonard’s wish by sending a plethora of precious trade assets to the Thunder to bring George to Los Angeles. Unfortunately, despite having two superstars and a bunch of quality role players, the Clippers still ended up failing to achieve their main goal this year as they were upset by the Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference Semifinals....