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NBA Trade Rumors: Cavaliers Getting Jordan Farmer As Playmaker Of Lebron? Phoenix Suns Getting DeMarcus Cousins?

By Joseph St. James. , Feb 07, 2017 04:54 AM EST

There are NBA trade rumors that suggest Lebron James is desperately looking for an extra playmaker. If these rumors are true, then the Cleveland Cavaliers must be hard at work trying to make his wishes come true. As it is, the Cavs are not too hot and is rumored to be trying out a number of free agents.

The Cavaliers Are Considering Another Backup Point Guard

According to NBA trade rumors, the Cavs are considering one of three free agents. They are Jordan Farmer, Lance Stephenson, and Kirk Hinrich. Recent reports also indicate that the Cavs are leaning more on Farmer. Farmer, according to ESPN, has already been notified by the Cavs that he is the team's top choice for a backup point guard.

Farmer Could Be The Best Choice For Cleveland

Some NBA analysts believe that Farmer would be the best choice for Cleveland. He can provide the scoring power that the Cavs need off the bench. Farmer can also be counted to provide quality minutes as Lebron and Kylie Irving go for a breather. According to some NBA trade rumors, the other guys on Cleveland's radar present some risks compared to Farmer.

Some NBA Trade Rumors Say DeMarcus Cousins Going To The Phoenix Suns

Meanwhile, DeMarcus Cousins of the Sacramento Kings is again the subject of certain NBA trade rumors. The Kings win-loss record is not what they have hoped for. With their 20-31 stats, it seems likely that they will again miss the playoffs for the 11th straight time. As such, the team has to decide regarding its big man Cousins.

He is in his third year of a four-year $65.9 million contract. When his contract expires, it is uncertain if he would consider extending his stay with the Kings. Some NBA trade rumors say that if his team believes that Cousins will use his free agency to leave, then the Kings should look for the best trade off and ink the deal.

Here is where the Phoenix Suns could come in. The Suns are the one team that has had recent contact with the Kings with regards to the big man. Cousins has been the subject of a lot of NBA trade rumors in the recent past. So the Kings should now be in a position to decide what deal is best for them.

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