HoopsHype Toronto Raptors rumors
The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have acquired forward Austin Daye from the Toronto Raptors in exchange for guard Nando De Colo. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not announced. NBA.com
Adrian Wojnarowski: San Antonio has traded Nando De Colo to the Toronto Raptors for Austin Daye, league source tells Yahoo Sports. Twitter @WojYahooNBA
New York has tried to stay aggressive in pursuit of Toronto's Kyle Lowry, but the Raptors have turned down recent offers around that NBA that have included packages of a starting point guard and future first-round Yahoo! Sports
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
The New York Knicks are among the many teams pursuing the 27-year-old, and the fact Rondo missed nearly a year because of his ACL tear before returning in mid-January is apparently a non-factor for so many interested executives. According to a person with knowledge of the situation, the Knicks, Toronto Raptors and Sacramento Kings are among the "four or five teams" that have been pushing hardest for Rondo in recent days. The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on the condition of anonymity because of the private nature of the talks. USA Today Sports
The Toronto Raptors have expressed interest in acquiring Denver Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried before Thursday’s trade deadline, league sources told Basketball Insiders. Denver is listening to offers for the 24-year-old, but nothing is imminent. Basketball Insiders
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