NBA Rumors: Trades, Russell, Simmons, Wolves, Bradley, Cavaliers

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The Timberwolves remain interested in Ben Simmons, though they are not alone.

Cavaliers, Nuggets, Raptors, and Spurs also continue to have interest in acquiring the 3-time All-Star, according to Bally Sports’ Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson.

As for Minnesota’s attempts, their starting point in negotiations with the Sixers would be D’Angelo Russell.

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  • The Cavaliers don’t have any “untouchables” in trade talks as they continue to pursue Ben Simmons, though Evan Mobley and Darius Garland are unlikely to be dealt. If the Sixers opt to take a pick-heavy deal with Cleveland, they would want no protections on the first-rounder they receive.

  • Avery Bradley has agreed to a contract with the Warriors, per Shams Charania and Anthony Slater of The Athletic. brought in several veteran guards for tryouts recently, including Isaiah Thomas, and Darren Collison. Golden State also added Langston Galloway via a training camp deal.

  • Michael Rand of the StarTribune believes the future of Towns in Minnesota hinges on the team trading for Ben Simmons. The Wolves are unlikely to make the playoffs without making major moves and another season without a postseason appearance could mean Towns forcing his way out.

  • The Rockets have been reportedly making a push to trade for Simmons prior to the start of training camp. Such a deal is rumored to involve John Wall heading to the Sixers, though any star-studded trade between the two teams is unlikely at this time.

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