Victor Oladipo sat on an airplane en route to North Carolina when he heard the news.
The Orlando Magic had traded him, Ersan Ilyasova and 11th overall pick Domantas Sabonis to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Serge Ibaka.
“I was a little shocked at first,” Oladipo recalled Saturday in a phone interview. “But after it all soaked in, I was excited and looking forward to the opportunity. I’m glad where I am. Sometimes change is good.”
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