NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Ricky Rubio, Enes Kanter

July 1st, 2016 by Joe Pantorno Leave a reply »
The madness that is the NBA's free-agency period is officially underway, and it's expected to move some superstars to new homes for the 2016-17 season. 

But there are also plenty of rumors circling the league's trade market, which could make a splash of its own this summer. 

One name that's been coming up for some time now is Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio, who was made available before the NBA draft, per Sporting News' Sean Deveney. 

He became even more expendable when the team selected Kris Dunn fifth overall on draft night, as he's considered the new point guard of the future. 

But Deveney noted that the Timberwolves' asking price in return for Rubio was too high during draft time, though his market is expected to pick up during the second week of July after the shocks of free agency have subsided. 

When that happens, sources told Deveney that there will be a number of teams inquiring for Rubio:

Depending on how free agency shakes out, league sources said there would be no shortage of teams interested in Rubio, including Philadelphia, Houston and the Bucks, who ...

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