The Nerlens Noel to Boston trade speculation is picking up steam. According to ESPN's Marc Stein, Philadelphia is getting desperate in their bid to grab the No. 3 pick.
ESPN sources say Philadelphia is offering Nerlens Noel, No. 24 and No. 26 in tonight's draft and Robert Covington for Boston's No. 3 pick— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 23, 2016
This follows some intel from Adrian Wojnarowski on the Celtics involvement in trade talks:
Chicago, Boston still talking about a Jimmy Butler trade, league sources tell @TheVertical.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 23, 2016
Sources: Boston is engaged with the Bulls and Sixers as Celtics inch closer to going on the clock at No. 3, league sources said.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 23, 2016
This is super bad and scary and the exact type of move everyone feared when Bryan Colangelo took over the team. Let's hope it's just a rumor.
76ers are offering Wolves the same package for 5 that they offered Boston at 3.— Jon Krawczynski (@APkrawczynski) June 23, 2016