Which teams will upgrade? Which front offices are ready to sell? Yes, it's about that time – NBA trade deadlines are fast approaching.
The Nets closed out the trading season by acquiring James Harden from the Rockets as part of a massive four-team deal in January. The question now is how much more action we will see as one of the most unpredictable periods in NBA history.
Here is everything you need to know before the 2021 NBA trade deadline.
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When is the NBA trade deadline?
- Date: 25 March
- Time: 3 PM ET
The NBA trade deadline is Thursday, March 25. The cutoff point is 3 pm ET, although news of some trades within that time frame may be revealed soon.
Who are the top targets in the NBA trade deadline?
Bradley Beal, Wizards: The NBA's leading scorers are only listed here so that we can set off the rumors. Washington has consistently pushed Beal back on the idea of doing business, and Beal has never indicated that he wants to trade, According to Athletic's Shams Charania and Fred Katz. Feel free to hop on the business machine and make hypothetical deals, but Beal is not leaving Washington unless there is a major change in his relationship with the franchise.
Kyle Lowery, Rappers: Wait, moving on Greatest player in franchise historyThe Yes, the Raptors may consider that option. Philadelphia Inquirer Keith Pompio reported If the Raptors and Lori decide that it is best for the part, Lorry would like to join the 76ers. (This is a big “if” with Toronto still in the playoff picture.)
Nikola Vucevic, Magic: Several teams have expressed interest in the All-Star Center, According to The Ringer Kevin O'Connor, Including the Celtics, Heat, Hornets and Spurs. However, it will cost more, as Vucevic is in the middle of a career year and is under contract for two more seasons.
Andre Drummond, Cavaliers: The game continues to sit out for the 27-year-old big man as the Cavs search for the best possible trade package. ESPN's Brian Windhorst reports Cleveland is “playing hardball” and simply will not overcome Drummond.
PJ Tucker, Rockets: Several contenders have expressed interest in Tucker, who just fits in anywhere, but he may not be the only houston player on the trade block. An assistant general manager Told Jake Fisher of the Bleacher Report The rockets are “house burners” and set off a rebuild.
NBA trade rumors and news
• Why did Blake Griffin sign with the Nets? Brooklyn's latest addition provides the simple answer
• The Celtics target the Pistons' Jeremy Grant, but they won't get him
• Kyle Lowry prefers the 76ers if the Raptors move him before the deadline
• Buck, Lakers among teams expressing interest in Rockets' PJ Tucker