With the 2017 Draft tonight underway (LIVE, ESPN), the trade talks that have swirled all week -- as well as some new chatter -- are bubbling up. Here's the latest on what's being talked about around the NBA:
Report: Jazz still dealing
North Carolina's Tony Bradley is the Lakers' pick at No. 28 and is on his way to Utah in a deal that nets the Lakers the No. 30 and No. 42 picks in the Draft, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.
Utah moved up in the Draft, making a deal with Denver for the No. 13 pick to select Louisville guard Donovan Mitchell, per Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. The Jazz send Trey Lyles and the No. 24 pick to the Nuggets.
Utah will send Trey Lyles and the No. 24 pick to Denver for No. 13, league source tells @TheVertical.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 23, 2017
Utah has made a deal with Denver for the 13th pick and will select Donovan Mitchell, sources says. Live: https://t.co/pVi69Gfatv— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 23, 2017
Sacramento selected Gonzaga's Zach Collins with the No. 10 pick but will trade the Draft rights to Collins to Portland for the No. 15 and 20 picks in the Draft, per Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.
Sacramento is trading the No. 10 pick to Portland for Nos. 15 and 20 in draft, league sources tell @TheVertical.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 23, 2017
The Celtics are looking to make a push for the services of Paul George, according to the Vertical....
Indiana and Boston are engaged in serious talks on a Paul George trade, league sources tell @TheVertical.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 22, 2017
Chicago All-Star Jimmy Butler is reportedly on the move to reconnect with a familiar face in Minnesota under former Bulls coach and now Timberwolves boss and head coach Tom Thibodeau, according to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune....
The Bulls have agreed in principle to deal Jimmy Butler to the Timberwolves, per source.— K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) June 22, 2017
Correction: Bulls did not keep 16th pick. So deal is Jimmy Butler and No. 16 for LaVine, Dunn and 7.— K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) June 22, 2017
The Wolves are close to acquiring Jimmy Butler from Chicago, according to league sources— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) June 22, 2017
Denver and Phoenix could swap point guards before tonight's Draft, according to Chris Haynes of ESPN ...
ESPN Sources: Phoenix, Denver discussed trade that would feature Eric Bledsoe in exchange for Emmanuel Mudiay and No. 13 pick. Talks fluid.— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) June 22, 2017
The Houston Rockets are looking to give James Harden more help, according to Marc Stein ....
The Houston Rockets, according to league sources, remain in trade pursuit of Indiana's Paul George ...— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) June 22, 2017