NBA Trade Rumors: Post-Draft Buzz Surrounding DeMarcus Cousins and Roy Hibbert

June 27th, 2015 by Sterling Xie Leave a reply »

The NBA draft is always the first offseason domino to fall. With the mystery of the draft now unveiled, teams can be a little more earnest in the direction of their roster construction, which should open up more player movement as free agency approaches.

The current rumor mill largely features speculation about upcoming free agents, but that's obviously far from the only avenue to add proven talent. Top restricted free agents like Jimmy Butler and Draymond Green aren't escaping from their current employers, while only a small handful hold a realistic shot at the likes of LaMarcus Aldridge and Kevin Love. Thus, the trade market looms as the most realistic talent-acquisition medium for many organizations.

In the wake of the draft, a pair of big men have emerged as the names likeliest to move at some point this offseason.


Cousins to Lakers Remains Alive

Anyone with Internet access was aware of the rampant speculation linking the Los Angeles Lakers and DeMarcus Cousins. And while those predraft trade packages centered on L.A.'s No. 2 pick, Forbes' Mark Heisler reports that talks betw ...

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