NBA Trade Rumors: Bucks, Lakers express strong interest in trading for Hawks’ Dejounte Murray

Today’s NBA trade news focuses on the trade rumors surrounding the Atlanta Hawks player Dejounte Murray. Murray has been in the trade rumors for some time and has been linked to the Lakers.

However, a recent development in the rumors revealed that the Milwaukee Bucks are also showing great interest in LeBron James’ mentee. Let’s take a look at what we know from the rumors for now.

Bucks express strong interest in Hawks’ Dejounte Murray

The 27-year-old Atlanta Hawk guard Dejounte Murray is in great demand in the trade market as the trade deadline approaches. Murray has proven his capabilities lately after he scored a remarkable buzzer-beater to secure a win for the Hawks against the Orlando Magic. He was greatly applauded for his performance in the match and the thrilling clutch moment.

Chris Haynes, a senior NBA Insider for Bleacher Report has revealed that the Milwaukee Bucks have now joined the list of interested teams who would like to offer a trade for the Hawk’s guard. Dejounte Murray would be a great addition to the Bucks squad playing alongside the franchise’s stars Giannis Antetokounmpo and Damian Lillard. It was also rumored that the San Antonio Spurs have also shown their interest in acquiring the 27-year-old.

Haynes is a well-renowned insider who is closely connected with Bucks Basketball. His report on the Bucks eyeing Murray adds a lot of weight to the rumor, suggesting that the Bucks are genuinely interested in acquiring the Hawks’ guard.

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Lakers reportedly are also interested in Dejounte Murray

On the other hand, Dejounte Murray has been heavily linked with the Los Angeles Lakers, who are currently facing challenges in the league. Reports suggest that the Lakers have already considered an offer, including D’Angelo Russell, Jalen Hood-Schifino, 2029 first-round draft picks, and additional draft compensations, in exchange for Murray.

If Dejounte Murray ends up joining the Lakers, he will have an opportunity to play with his idol and mentor LeBron James. It would also add more stability to the failing Lakers squad and would give them some hope to make a strong comeback this season. It was also rumored that Austin Reaves was also being included to be treated in exchange for Murray and the news had the Lakers Nation in a split.

What do you think of Dejounte Murray joining the Milwaukee Bucks? We are eager to know you’d thoughts, so drop down in the comments and let us know.

Avi Shravan

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Avi Shravan is an anime, games and sports enthusiast who likes NBA and Soccer. He is an avid reader who loves to write as well. You can find him reading books in a cafe or playing games if he is not watching his favourite team play. You can contact him on [email protected]


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