HoopsHype Thaddeus Young rumors

February 19, 2014 Updates

What's the price? A young player who can help contribute to the team right now -- especially someone who can give them some much-needed depth on their front line. They'd love to get their hands on Kevin Love. But the Wolves would want much more than Barnes. The Pistons' Greg Monroe, the Sixers' Thaddeus Young, the Cavs' Tristan Thompson, the Nuggets Kenneth Faried, the Bucks' John Henson and the Raptors' Amir Johnson all intrigue the Warriors. Whether any of those teams are willing to give up that much to acquire Barnes remains to be seen. ESPN.com

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The franchise wants to gain future compensation in exchange for Evan Turner, Spencer Hawes, and Thaddeus Young, said the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity. With the most cap space in the league and an open roster spot, the Sixers will consider acquiring an expiring contract from a team looking to dump a salary. But that most likely will also involve receiving a draft pick. As a result, the 76ers are believed to be the most active team in trade talks leading up to the deadline. The Sixers have had discussions with all 29 other NBA franchises. Philadelphia Inquirer

February 8, 2014 Updates

One rival executive also noted the possibility of the Philadelphia 76ers' Thaddeus Young being a target, as the 25-year-old who is averaging 17.5 points and 6.2 points per game is known to be up for trade discussion. USA Today Sports

One rival executive mentioned the San Antonio Spurs and Charlotte Bobcats as possible destinations via trade, though both teams could also wait until the offseason to see if they could simply sign him then. Sixers center Spencer Hawes and Young are also frequently mentioned as trade possibilities. USA Today Sports

February 7, 2014 Updates

One rival executive also noted the possibility of the Philadelphia 76ers' Thaddeus Young being a target, as the 25-year-old who is averaging 17.5 points and 6.2 points per game is known to be up for trade discussion. USA Today Sports

February 4, 2014 Updates

Q: I understand the Sixers prefer to trade Turner and Hawes, but I would imagine Young is still on the block and has the most value. What do you think the Sixers can get back for him from a team like PHX or HOU? Bill Ingram: I've heard that Philly is turning away from teams calling about Young... Basketball Insiders

Thaddeus Young has drawn significant interest, but the Sixers would prefer to deal Evan Turner and Spencer Hawes. Both should be moveable, though I doubt either player gets the Sixers what they really want -- another pick in the 10-15 range. ESPN.com

February 3, 2014 Updates
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The Philadelphia 76ers are still looking to move Evan Turner, Thad Young and Spencer Hawes, but the team is asking for a lot in return. Like most of the "blow-it-up teams," as one GM called them, the Sixers want first-round draft picks. They'll even take back a little salary to accumulate more picks, but clubs are reluctant to part with draft picks. ESPN.com

January 24, 2014 Updates

Thaddeus Young: "There is not a GM in the league who wouldn't want Thaddeus Young on their team," an NBA executive told me. But there is a caveat. Young is scheduled to make $9.1 million next year and $9.7 million the next. That isn't exactly looked on as favorable around the league, but for a team looking to compete for a title, it might be worth the risk. Philadelphia Inquirer

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Q: Huh?? Thad is one of the most sought after players heading to the deadline. Do you know what you are talking about, Keith? Keith Pompey: Yeah, dude, I do. Houston wanted a first-round pick to make the trade work, beause they didn't think Thad was a starting PF. Since then, Thad has been balling to prove that he can start at PF. So yes, I do know what I'm talking about. Philadelphia Inquirer

January 8, 2014 Updates

Q: Chad, what should the Sixers realistically expect to get as a return in a trade for either Thaddeus Young or Evan Turner? Chad Ford: I think Young should be able to fetch them quite a bit. He's only 25 years old and I think he's finally coming into his own. I heard the Cavs flirted with trying to acquire him in the Bynum deal, but the Sixers wanted the Cavs first rounder this year to do it. The Cavs balked. ESPN.com

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