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Lakers big man Pau Gasol has been averaging 19.8 ppg and 11 rpg in the last six games, but his name keeps popping up in trade talks and he moves to No. 1 in our trade rumor rankings. Fresh off recent controversies, Nuggets playmaker Andre Miller and Knicks mercurial guard JR Smith crack the Top 3 for the first time.

PLAYERS RUMORS MENTIONS* TEAMS RUMORS MENTIONS*
1. Pau Gasol 69 1. Cleveland 126
2. Andre Miller 26 2. LA Lakers 76
3. JR Smith 18 3. Chicago 62
4. Carmelo Anthony 14 4. New York 38
5. Blake Griffin 11 5. Boston 29
5. Richard Jefferson 11 6. Denver 28
7. Omer Asik 10 7. Houston 16
8. Dion Waiters 6 7. Sacramento 16
9. Donatas Motiejunas 5 9. Utah 15
9. Thaddeus Young 5 10. LA Clippers 14
11. Anderson Varejao 4 11. Orlando 13
11. Brook Lopez 4 12. Brooklyn 11
11. Deron Williams 4 12. Oklahoma City 11
11. Eric Gordon 4 14. Golden State 9

Key: (*) In the last two weeks.