Multiple championship contenders are interested in doubtlessly acquiring Pistons guard Derrick Rose, in accordance with a Yahoo report.
The Lakers and 76ers have proven curiosity in a trade for the Detroit scorer, whereas the Clippers have engaged in “common exploratory talk” a couple of deal, Chris Haynes reported Monday.
The Pistons are tied for ninth in the Eastern convention — three video games behind the Nets for the eight-seed — and could possibly be sellers on the Feb. 6 deadline.
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Rose was signed to a two-year, $15 million contract in the offseason and has been the workforce’s main scorer in 10 of the previous 13 video games, together with a 106-100 loss to Washington on Monday. The former MVP is scoring 18.four factors per recreation this 12 months, simply above the 18.zero factors he averaged with Minnesota final season. He may present a backup point-guard choice to a contending workforce.
However, Rose additionally lately requested a bigger function with the Pistons and hasn’t expressed a need to be traded, in accordance with the report. He cannot block a possible trade, although, even when it might ship him to a extra gifted roster the place his minutes might dip.