Denver Nuggets Trade Rumors: Ty Lawson, Kenneth Faried, JaVale McGee … – Sports World Report
Feb 16, 2015 03:33 PM EST
The Denver Nuggets are coming into the trade deadline as a team that could be very active, as reports have Ty Lawson, Kenneth Faried, JaVale McGee, Arron Afflalo, Wilson Chandler and Jameer Nelson available for trades and teams like the Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Clippers, Miami Heat and Boston Celtics could be interested.Like Us on Facebook Arron Afflalo has come up in trade rumors heading into the deadline, while Wilson Chandler has had interest from the Portland Trail Blazers. According to ESPN.com, Grantland writer Zach Lowe reports that Denver is looking for first round picks for Chandler and Afflalo in deals at the deadline and mentioned that the Blazers, Wizards and Clippers could be interested. The Nuggets already traded Timofey Mozgov this season to the Cavaliers and Lowe adds that Lawson, Faried and McGee could also be available.
Lowe writes that while the Nuggets are not shopping those players, Denver would listen if a blockbuster type deal came along. Faried just signed a big contract, while Lawson has been one of the league leaders in assists per game. Lowe writes that the Boston Celtics and Nuggets have had “exploratory” talks about Lawson and that could pick up closer to the deadline. The article also adds that the Nuggets would be willing to part ways with McGee if the right deal came along.
Teams like the Blazers, Rockets, Clippers and Wizards have all dealt with injuries heading into the All-Star break and they could look at trade support at the deadline. Dwight Howard is out with a knee issue, while Blake Griffin and Robin Lopez are banged up for their teams. Chandler and Afflalo have been shopped for most of the season and are the most likely to go, while Faried is the player most likely to stay.
Afflalo has been getting attention and Ramona Shelburne from ESPN.com reports that he has been a target for the Oklahoma City Thunder and Sacramento Kings. The Clippers and Chicago Bulls have also been interested in Afflalo and Shelburn writes that he could be an “interesting … – Click Here To Visit Article Source