NBA Trade Rumors: Big changes coming for the Warriors?
It is looking increasingly likely that the Golden State Warriors will look much different after the trade deadline, especially with two surprising reports. Following an ugly loss to the Denver Nuggets in which the Warriors coughed up a fourth-quarter lead, two recent lottery picks, Jonathan Kuminga and Moses Moody, expressed frustration with their roles on Golden State.
Considering that Kuminga wanted out this past summer, it seems more likely than not that both he and Moody could be moved, especially with rumors that they are interested in acquiring Zach LaVine from the Chicago Bulls. If that is the case, then the Warriors could potentially offer up Andrew Wiggins, Kuminga, and Moody in a deal for LaVine.
That would be a major shakeup with Golden State shipping out three rotation players but it could help them not only move on from Wiggins and his questionable contract but also by turning their two disgruntled lottery selections into a star. After all, the Warriors already have one of the highest payrolls in the NBA, so they aren't likely to retain either after next season anyway. As a result, Kuminga and Moody may be trade chips used in a bigger deal.