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NBA Trade Deadline 2017: Live updates, trade rumors, news

NBA Trade Deadline is today at 3 p.m.

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

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

Check back for updates through the day.

3pm: The Phoenix Suns are trading PJ Tucker to the Toronto Raptors, league source tells The Vertical. Sullinger heading to Suns. 

2:51pm: Houston has traded guard Tyler Ennis to the Lakers, league source tells The Vertical.

2:47pm: Indiana has passed on trade offers for Paul George and All-Star forward will remain with the Pacers, league sources tell The Vertical

2:45pm: Milwaukee is finalzing a deal to send Roy Hibbert to the Denver Nuggets, league sources tell The Vertical.

2:30pm: For now, New York and Minnesota talks for a Derrick Rose trade have stalled significantly, league sources tell The Vertical.

2:30pm: Houston has traded K.J. McDaniels to the Brooklyn Nets, league sources tell The Vertical.

1pm update: The Vertical reports no significant traction for Boston on either Butler or George deal.

Could Blazers move Damian Lillard?

FOX Sports Ohio reports Portland is listening to offers for Lillard, who is averaged 25/6/5 this season for the 10th place Blazers.

Mike Ortiz reports the Pistons have had discussions with Portland involving Drummond for Damian Lillard. Portland turned down offer for Lillard.

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.

The Vertical reports that the Pistons are 'aggressive' in shopping Reggie Jackson. They are looking for a first round pick, young player, expiring deals in any trade. 

Mike Ortiz reports the Pistons have had discussions with Portland involving Drummond for Damian Lillard. Portland turned down offer for Lillard. 

USA Today reports that NBA execs believe Reggie Jackson is staying put because of the high asking price.

Ortiz also reports the Pistons are 'seeking a ton' in return for any trade involving Drummond. 

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.

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.

The Vertical is also reporting that Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is also on the block.

Stan Van Gundy addressed trade rumors on Tuesday: "I'm sure, as I've said before, that every name on our roster has come up." That would include Drummond's name. "There hasn't been a serious discussion about Andre, but that doesn't mean there haven't been discussions about Andre," he said, per the Free Press. "All the rumors and stuff don't mean a damn thing," he said. "They don't. They really mean nothing."

ESPN's Marc Stein reports that Portland inquired about Andre Drummond: One league source told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne that the Portland Trail Blazers called to inquire about Drummond but quickly abandoned their interest when Detroit asked for Blazers guard C.J. McCollum in return. The Blazers, sources told Shelburne, regard McCollum as an untouchable.

Sam Amick reports the Magic have 'nothing going' on Reggie Jackson trade.

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.

Despite that, there is still buzz about Melo being traded to Boston.

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.

The Vertical reports that Ricky Rubio is a "significant" target for the Knicks.

Pacers looking to build around Paul George (or trading him):

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.

UPDATE: The Vertical reports that the Pacers are assessing the market for Paul George. Sam Amick reports the Lakers are making a push for George.

Vertical also reporting Boston and Pacers had talks, but won't happen unless Boston offers Nets pick, which is in the conversation. 

Yahoo Sports

Adrian Wojnarowski, Chris Mannix, Bobby Marks, Shams Charania and Brian Scalabrine are covering the trade deadline live.

Posted by Yahoo Sports on Thursday, February 23, 2017

Philadelphia trying to move Jahlil Okafor, Noel:

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.

The Vertical reports that Chicago is pushing for Okafor.

The Vertical also reporting the 76ers are trading Nerlens Noel to the Dallas Mavericks for Justin Anderson and a first-round pick. Andrew Bogut also going to Philly. Bogut will likely be bought out.

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 76ers have also inquired about Butler.

ESPN's Marc Stein reports that OKC has emerged as a favorite to land Chicago's Taj Gibson. 

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.

Utah is also reportedly interested in bringing back Deron Williams.

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.

ESPN reports Toronto has interest in Chandler. Denver looking for a first-rounder back.

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. 

Hawks/76ers make a deal:

Ersan Ilyasova has been traded from the Philadelphia 76ers to the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for Tiago Splitter and a second round pick, according to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski. 

Suns shopping Knight, Chandler:

ESPN's Marc Stein: The Suns continue to shop Brandon Knight and other vets (including Tyson Chandler) but have struggled all week for traction on their guys.

Sam Amick reports Knight wants to be traded. Suns asking price is an expiring contract and second-round pick.


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