They’re only 14 games into the regular season, but that isn’t preventing the Golden State Warriors from campaigning for an individual honor on behalf of Draymond Green.
“I hope he wins [Defensive Player of the Year],” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said after Monday’s 120-83 win over the Indiana Pacers. “We’re well aware of how great (San Antonio Spurs forward) Kawhi Leonard is. And it’s one of those votes that the last couple years could have gone either way, but I would love to see Draymond rewarded for his efforts.”
Source: Chris Haynes of ESPN
Karl-Anthony Towns Has Not Asked For A Trade
According to several people familiar with the situation, there has not been an impasse between the two. Towns has not asked for a trade and the Wolves are not considering trading him. As contract extension talks kick off for Towns this summer, the communication only figures to increase.
Source: Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic
Spurs Listening On Trade Offers For Kawhi Leonard
Spurs are willing listeners on Kawhi Leonard trade proposals, but haven’t been proactive in chasing down offers, league sources tell ESPN. For now, make an offer and they’ll add it to their board. Spurs and Lakers have had no dialogue on Leonard.
Spurs are willing listeners on Kawhi Leonard trade proposals, but haven't been proactive in chasing down offers, league sources tell ESPN. For now, make an offer and they'll add it to their board. Spurs and Lakers have had no dialogue on Leonard.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 21, 2018
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN
Bucks Looking To Trade Down, Unloading Matthew Dellavedova
The Bucks are pursuing trades using the no. 17 pick to dump point guard Matthew Dellavedova, who has two years and $19.2 million remaining on his contract.
Milwaukee, however, is only looking to trade down in the draft, not to use a deal as an outright salary dump.
Source: Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer