The NBA season is just around the corner, but it looks like several NBA trade rumors are still far from cooling down. For instance, Philadelphia 76ers big man, Nerlens Noel, seems to be getting so much attention from various teams lately.
In recent reports, Noel is currently being rumored for a possible monster package three-team, six-player deal with the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors. According to rumors, the Golden State is interested in acquiring Noel from the Sixers since they plan to trade either Noel or Jahlil Okafor due to the team’s center position logjam.
Inquisitr stated that the Warriors would receive 6’11” Noel while the Sixers would emerge from the deal with a package that includes rookie Patrick McCaw, Terrence Ross, JaVale McGee, a 2017 first-round pick from TorontNBA Trade Rumors: Three-team trade sends Nerlens Noel to GSW; Kevon Looney, Patrick MacCaw, JaVale McGee, Nik Stauskas, Terrence Ross all part of the deal and a 2019 first-round pick from Golden State. Along with this trade, the Raptors would reportedly bring in Kevon Looney from Golden State and Nik Stauskas from Philadelphia.
Meanwhile, The Bitbag stated that the three-way deal has been verified by the ESPN NBA Trade Machine and that it adheres to the NBA rules. In order for the Warriors to acquire Noel, they would have to let go of low-level players like McGee, McCaw and Looney to other teams. This is a move that benefits the Warriors more who are not at all struggling with their roster line-up, unlike their competitors.
Aside from the three-team, six-player package deal, NBA trade rumors also have it that Noel is also being considered for a trade that would involve Draymond Green or Andre Iguodala, also from Golden State.
Reports say that in terms of attitude and youth, the 22-year-old Noel would be a perfect fit for the Warriors’ lineup and that they could benefit more from this trade rather than the Sixers, especially with Green’s attitude and Iguodala’s durability being considered.
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