Steven Adams could soon be out of the Oklahoma City Thunder team as they have decided to trade him. Although the Thunder side are asking for a high price which includes a draft pick, a young player and salary relief, there are a lot of teams interested in the offer. Adams just turned 26 and can play for a lot of upcoming NBA season and will be in his prime throughout.
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The center for the OKC team had an average of 13.9 points and 9.5 rebounds and just missed 2 games in the last NBA season. Chicago Bulls and San Antonio Spurs are the latest NBA teams that have shown interest in Steven Adams and could soon offer him a new trade deal.
Chicago Bulls coach Jim Boylen is looking for a hard-working, strong player and Steven Adams could be the perfect fit. The 26-year-old center is great in rebounding and interior defense, which is what the Bulls need to make it in the next NBA playoffs.
Chicago could send out a package of Wendell Carter Jr., Denzel Valentine, Kris Dunn, and Thaddeus Young in exchange for Steven Adams and OKC could throw in a second-round pick to balance the deal. The Bulls need someone who is not afraid to throw himself and could pick and roll immediately, while the Thunder side needs some veterans to replace Paul George and Russel Westbrook, which makes the trade deal very ideal.
San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio Spurs is known to make some big moves for trying to contend and it may or may not work every time. The Spurs traded out Kawhi Leonard for DeMar DeRozan, and recently signed DeMarre Carroll, Trey Lyles, and Rudy Gay. Steven Adams is just about to enter his prime years and signing him at this point increases their playoffs chances to a great extent.
Spurs could send out a package of Rudy Gay, Marco Belinelli, Jakob Poeltl, and Lonnie Walker in exchange for Steven Adams. For the Oklahoma City Thunder, it will be a similar deal they are looking for and the Spurs can pair Adams with LaMarcus Aldridge to form a strong frontcourt.