These persistent NBA trade rumors aren't about to take a backseat even if it's already nearing opening night of the current season. According to a Sportsrageous report, DeMarcus Cousins of the Sacramento Kings is being traded to Indiana. The report also said Paul George is involved in this multi-team deal.
The Celtics Are Now Offering A Package That Is Hard To Resist
The Boston Celtics are really making a push for small forward Paul George of the Indiana Pacers. To sweeten the trade, the Celtics are willing to part with small forward Jaylen Brown, power forward Amir Johnson and point guard Marcus Smart. The Celtics are willing to let go of the trio so that they can also acquire forward Al Horford, a prized free agent signee.
The circulating online NBA trade rumors are swirling around the Kings, the Pacers and the Celtics. They are trying hard to come up with a deal that involves three first-round draft picks and seven players. Aside from Paul George, the Celtics will get a first-round draft pick and shooting guard Ben McLemore.
Meanwhile, Indiana will receive DeMarcus Cousins, a first-round draft pick in 2017, and small forward Jae Crowder. The Kings are rounding up this huge deal by offering small forward Jaylen Brown, point guard Marcus Smart, power forward Amir Johnson and the first-round draft choice of Brooklyn in 2018.
The Same Thing Is Going On At The West Coast
As the opening kicks off on Tuesday night, the rumor mill is still grinding. The latest NBA trade rumors in the west are also getting more intricate and complex. A report from iTech Post indicated that LaMarcus Aldridge is "unhappy with his current team." The rumors about Aldridge have been debating as to which team would be better served by the Spurs' current big man. Some say he may be better off with the Phoenix Suns considering the many NBA trade rumors about him.