Looks like NBA trade rumors still won’t cease and somehow gets even more interesting as the Feb. 18 trade deadline comes closer. The latest rumor is that the Boston Celtics and two other teams are still looking for players with superstar potential to add to their final roster.
A three-team trade is now speculated to push through between the Boston Celtics, the Washington Wizards and the Minnesota Timberwolves. John Wall could be Celtics’ target for this particular monster trade.
“While the Celtics have solid guard depth, they would certainly be willing to make room for Wall, who is an unbelievable talent on both sides of the ball. If the Celtics continue to strike out on other targets, don’t be surprised if they give the Wizards a king’s ransom for this perennial All-Star,” Jonathan Reisman of 12UP wrote.
According to Inquisitr, aside from Wall, point guard Ricky Rubio from Minnesota is also still on the trading block and the rumored trade would come out as a three-team, four-player swap. If the trade pushes through, Wall might soon don a Celtics jersey, Rubio as a Wizard together with three first-round draft choices and NBA All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas and power forward Jonas Jerebko will see themselves in Minnesota.
Meanwhile, earlier reports suggest that Rubio has been getting less attention from Wolves’ new head coach Tom Thibodeau as he reportedly wants to focus more on his young core of Andrew Wiggins, Karl-Anthony Towns, Zach LaVine and rookie Kris Dunn in the upcoming season.
In his five years of playing, Rubio expressed his desires of playing in the postseason and eventually win a title. Although involved in numerous NBA trade rumors, looks like the Timberwolves have no intention to let their starting point guard go.
If the rumors come out as true, things will be a bit different for these three teams especially three superstar potential point guards are involved in this monster trade.
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