Kevin O’Conner of The Ringer said that DeMar DeRozan has been in some trade talks around the league. The Spurs are trying to move up in the upcoming NBA Draft.
I feel like DeRozan is a guy that can end up being on the move. I’ve heard he’s been involved in some trade conversations. One year left on his deal. In his 30’s now maybe San Antonio could be easing towards a rebuild here. I wouldn’t be shocked if DeRozan gets a little bit more interest in the trade market than people think because of the year he just had. I think he’s a lot more valuable than people give him credit for.
It was reported earlier that DeMar DeRozan isn’t happy in San Antonio and doesn’t like the place. The veteran had a player option worth 27.7 million for next season. He can bag it by opting-in or finds another team once opted out. In his second season in San Antonio, the Spurs lost the postseason for the first time in 23 years. But the Spurs showed progress in the last eight games in the bubble on DeRozan’s leadership.
The Spurs will pick at the 11thin this year’s NBA Draft.