NBA trade rumors: ‘Half the league’ after Hawks’ Bogdan Bogdanovic; Warriors interested in Matisse Thybulle

NBA trade rumors: ‘Half the league’ after Hawks’ Bogdan Bogdanovic; Warriors interested in Matisse Thybulle

The 2023 NBA trade deadline is now just over a week away on Thursday, February 9, which means teams around the league are working harder than ever to bolster their rosters for the career or move your best players to enter a match. best draft position.

As the bidding deadline approaches, the buzz will only get more active. Here’s a look at the latest from the league.

Call ‘half the league’ Falcons about Bogdanovic

Despite making a very successful trade for Dejounte Murray over the summer, this season has not gone well for the Hawks, who enter Wednesday sitting in eighth place in the Eastern Conference at 25-26 and dealing with even more internal drama surrounding them. Bring on Young and head coach Nate McMillan.

There has been a steady stream of rumors coming out of Atlanta in recent weeks, mostly regarding the forward’s status. John Collins. But while the Hawks haven’t been able to find many suitors for Collins, his phone has been ringing off the hook. Bogdan Bogdanovic. For Sam Amick“half the league” has been calling the Hawks to evaluate the possibility of a deal.

At this point, though, the Hawks don’t seem inclined to move the 30-year-old, who is averaging 15.4 points, 3.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game and is one of their best 3-point shooters points with 36.7 percent. It seems as though it would take a major offer to get the Hawks to reconsider their position.

by Matisse Thybulle defensive capabilities have never been questioned; the 76ers The wing made the second team all-defensive in 2021 and 2022 and finished fourth in the league in steals last season with 1.7 per game. Whether he can do enough on offense to stay on the floor and make his defense worthwhile, however, has always been up for debate.

While the Sixers have tried to make it work in the past, they’ve been less interested in doing so this season. Thybulle is down to just 12.1 minutes per game and has only made occasional starts here and there. With an uncertain restricted free agency looming this summer, the team could look to move him at the deadline.

If so, he will have suitors, including the Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. The Warriors have been short on defensive-minded wings since the loss Gary Payton II i Otto Porter Jr. in the summer, while the Kings could really use a defensive stopper as they make their playoff push.

knicks looking at Bey

The New York Knicks’ rollercoaster season is coming down again, as they’ve lost six of their last eight games to fall back into seventh place in the Eastern Conference at 27-25. There are still only two games to go Miami Heat for a top-six spot, though, and listed as one of the most active teams at the deadline; It’s no secret that they want to get back to the playoffs after missing out last season.

To that extent, they are interested Detroit Pistons wing Saddiq Bey, by SNY. The Pistons have had a disastrous season and currently sit in last place in the Eastern Conference at 13-39. Everyone assumes they will be sellers at the deadline, and teams have been making calls on some of their players, notably Bojan Bogdanovic.

Whether Bey will be moved remains to be seen, but with just one year left on his contract after this season, a deal may be in the offing. However, it seems likely that the Knicks, or any other team, will have to make it worth the Pistons’ time. While Bey may not have improved as much as the team would have hoped since his rookie season, he’s still a big, physical wing who’s hit 37 percent on catch-and-shoot 3s this season, and the reconstruction teams are reluctant to do so. let players go like that.

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