We're just hours away from the trade deadline of the 2020/21 NBA season, which means that we're about to be shocked more than once. At the end of the day, the NBA is where amazing happens and that's not just a motto.
Year after year, executives and agents work on moves that no one saw coming. However, there are also some predictable moves that you could expect to happen as the clock keeps nearing the deadline.
That's why today, we've put together the ultimate list of the most important trade rumors around the NBA, featuring all the players that could be on the move and the teams looking to trade for them.
Every Major Trade Rumor In The NBA Right Now
Kyle Lowry keeps drawing interest: The Heat leads the race for Lowry but his trade price could lure them away. The Sixers and Clippers are also interested in him, as per The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor.
Hawks are shopping John Collins: Celtics, Mavericks, Pistons, and Timberwolves are behind John Collins, says O'Connor. Minnesota, however, declined an offer centered around Malik Beasley.
Warriors want to part ways with Kelly Oubre Jr: It's clear that the Warriors' experiment with Kelly Oubre Jr didn't work out as expected, and ClutchPoints reports that the former Wizards and Suns player could be on the move.
Aaron Gordon officially requested a trade: Shams Charania of The Athletic confirmed what was just a matter of time. Aaron Gordon doesn't want to continue wasting his career in Orlando and he's already been almost traded twice this season.
Raptors could move Norm Powell: The Raptors are struggling this season but Norman Powell has thrived as a scoring machine. ESPN's Brian Windhorst says that, due to his impending free agency, he's been a 'hot name' in trade talks the past couple of days.
Victor Oladipo heading out of Houston: Victor Oladipo wants to win and wants to play for a contending, and he's not going to do any of that in Houston. He's already declined a contract extension with the Rockets and is on an expiring deal. Windhorst and O'Connor say that he's on the Pistons, Magic, and Knicks radars right now.
Pelicans want to keep Lonzo Ball but there's plenty of interest in him: The Pelicans and Lonzo Ball couldn't agree to a contract extension but they still hope to make things work as he enters restricted free agency. Nonetheless, the Bulls and Hawks have already made offers for him and the Knicks are also interested, as per Kevin O'Connor.
Mavericks looking to add Andre Drummond: It's not a secret that the Nets and Lakers want to sign Andre Drummond if he gets bought out. However, the Mavericks could swoop in at the 11th hour and trade for him, according to ESPN.