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NBA Trade Deadline 2017: Latest trade rumors, deals, news

Latest NBA Trade Rumors from around the league

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The NBA Trade Deadline is right around the corner and it's already a busy year for many teams.

The NBA Trade Deadline is Feb. 23 at 3 p.m. - here are some of the latest rumors from around the league:

The Pistons are shopping everybody:

Stan Van Gundy has made a splash in both years as Pistons coach, and has been quite vocal this year about moving players. Van Gundy says everyone is available for the right price.

ESPN reported last week that the Pistons were quietly shopping Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson. Other reports say the Pistons discussed a trade with Orlando for Jackson, and the Kings for Andre Drummond.

There's also some mysterious tweets between Drummond and Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas, which are fueling rumors of a trade to Boston.

Jake Fischer reports that Toronto offered the Pistons Jonas Valanciunas for Andre Drummond.

The Pistons have also been mentioned as possible suitors for Lakers point guard Lou Williams, who is averaging 18.6 points per game, and shooting 38.6 percent from the three point line.

ESPN also reporting that a three-way trade that sends Reggie Jackson to the Knicks, Derrick Rose to the Wolves and Ricky Rubio to the Pistons has been floated.

Carmelo Anthony trade appears unlikely but Knicks could move Rose:

According to reports, the Knicks star won't be heading anywhere this season, despite the Phil Jackson drama. Anthony hasn't been willing to waive his no-trade clause.

Knicks point guard Derrick Rose is reportedly a target for many teams, according to ESPN.

The Timberwolves are interested in Derrick Rose. Sam Amico reports the Wolves are also interested in Cavs guard Iman Shumpert.

Pacers looking to build around Paul George:

The currently 6th-seed Indiana Pacers are reportedly willing to give up their first round pick to add some talent around Paul George.

Pacers are interested in Nets center Brook Lopez, and could offer Al Jefferson, Rodney Stuckey and their first round pick.

Philadelphia trying to move Jahlil Okafor:

The 76ers were so close to trading Okafor to Portland, but the trade didn't happen, according to David Aldridge.

ESPN reports the Celtics are interested in Okafor.

Alex Kennedy reports the 76ers have talked to Chicago, Denver and New Orleans about a trade for Okafor.

Bulls listening to offers for Jimmy Butler:

Chicago is looking for a combo of picks and young players in any exchange involving forward Jimmy Butler.

According to ESPN's Brian Windhorst, the Bulls are seeking a package of a pick expected to be in the top five selections, a current starter and a top prospect in return for Butler.

The Celtics are the favorite to land Butler. Boston also interested in Danilo Gallinari from Denver.

The Kings have traded DeMarcus Cousins to the Pelicans:

The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Cousins will join Anthony Davis in New Orleans, sending Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, and two picks to the Kings.

The Vertical also reports that Darren Collison could be moved following the Cousins trade.

Utah 'testing market' for Derrick Favors:

ESPN reports the Jazz are looking at options for trading Derrick Favors. The 25-year-old has a $12 million salary next year before becoming a free agent.

Denver looks to move Wilson Chandler:

The Houston Rockets are reportedly favored to land Wilson Chandler from the Nuggets. The Clippers are also in play for Chandler.

Celtics talked to Clippers about Blake Griffin:

Boston is looking to add another star. They've already been rumored to be looking at Jimmy Butler, Paul George and Andre Drummond.

ESPN reports Boston talked to the Clippers about a trade for Blake Griffin, but noted the deal is unlikely. 


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