NBA trade rumors: Hornets in ‘strong talks’ with Grizzlies about acquiring Marc Gasol

first_imgMemphis is in strong talks to move franchise star Marc Gasol to Charlotte, league sources tell @TheAthletic @WatchStadium.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 5, 2019Gasol will sit out Tuesday’s game against the Timberwolves, as Memphis and Charlotte are structuring the framework of a potential deal, the report says.Memphis will sit Marc Gasol out tonight. The Grizzlies and Hornets are still discussing framework of deal, including matching the salary necessary to meet Gasol’s $24.1M contract, sources said.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 5, 2019The Grizzlies have reportedly been shopping both Gasol and point guard Mike Conley Jr. Memphis has lost eight of its last 10 games and sits 14th in the Western Conference standings. The Hornets are 26-26 and enter play Tuesday holding the last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. NBA trade rumors: Raptors offered Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas to Grizzlies for Mike Conley, Marc Gasol Gasol, a three-time All-Star, is averaging 15.7 points, 8.6 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game in 2018-19.The NBA trade deadline is Feb. 7. NBA trade rumors: Pistons talking with Grizzlies about acquiring guard Mike Conleycenter_img The Grizzlies could be close to trading Marc Gasol.Memphis is in “strong talks” to send the center to the Hornets, according to a report from The Athletic. Related Newslast_img

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