Found February 20, 2013 on Minus Twenty-Two:
It’s been an unusual NBA trade deadline week in that there have been zero deals completed with less than 24 hours to go. But that doesn’t mean the rumors haven’t been abundant, mainly potential blockbusters centering around Dwight Howard and Josh Smith. Locally speaking, on Tuesday we shared the rumor that the Warriors might trade a couple of their minimum-salary players to get under the luxury tax. In that same piece, we mentioned in passing that Eric Gordon-to-the-Warriors rumors are also out there. We assumed the rumor was just that and the Warriors would be nonfactors come the deadline. But on Wednesday the Gordon chatter has picked up steam. From The Times Picayune in NOLA: Sources confirm the Hornets would be interested in any trade deal with the Golden State Warriors that would include second-year shooting guard Klay Thompson. But sources indicate the Warriors are reluctant to part ways with Thompson, whom they feel is a young emerging star. And also: FYI: Source says trade t...
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