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The biggest NBA trade rumors right now

The biggest NBA trade rumors right now

The biggest NBA trade rumors right now

Free agency is getting closer and closer and there are some pretty interesting trade rumors floating around right now with some big name players.

Let’s get into it!

PAUL GEORGE

Paul George is one of the hottest free agents of the summer, which means the trade rumors surrounding him are relentless.

Multiple insiders, including Marc Stein, are reporting that George will opt for the Clippers and force a trade.

“There is a growing sense around the league that the 34-year-old picking up his $48.8 million player option for next season to force the Clippers to trade him is an increasingly likely scenario more realistically, after months of futile contract extension negotiations between the parties,” Stein reported. .

Stein suggested the Warriors and Knicks as potential contenders for PG-13.

Golden State may be more interested than New York and may even orchestrate a multi-team trade to secure LAC’s advancement.

NBA reporter Brett Siegel said, “Watch the Warriors very closely regarding Paul George if Klay Thompson wants to leave.”

JIMMY BUTLER

Trade talk surrounding Jimmy Butler has been getting louder in recent days, with The Ringer’s Howard Bec recently declaring, “Jimmy Butler will be traded.”

According to him, Houston is the latest suitor for Butler ESPNThis is Jonathan Givony.

“The Rockets are clearly in win-now mode and would love to add star power to their roster with players like Kevin Durant, Jimmy Butler, Mikal Bridges and Brandon Ingram, as well as role players including Brook Lopez and Marcus Smart. other teams are saying the Rockets could have interest in targeting (with some names more hyped than others),” Givony said.

B/R’s Greg Swartz called the Grizzlies a “surprise landing spot” for the 35-year-old Miami star.

CHRIS PAUL

In his 19th season in the league, Chris Paul is still generating plenty of interest on the trade market.

The Warriors could waive him before the June 28 deadline or choose to use him as a trade to get a big-name player to pair with Steph Curry.

If he were to become a free agent, CP3 would “attract interest from both the Clippers and the Lakers,” Stein says.

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