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NBA trade rumors: Trail Blazers express interest in DeAndre Jordan


The DeAndre Jordan sweepstakes are heating up.

The Clippers and Trail Blazers have discussed a trade involving the coveted center, though a formal offer has yet to be made, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Bridges’ lefty mechanics are smooth and repeatable, although he doesn’t get a ton of lift on his jumper. He is more than a spot-up threat, though. After averaging 1.292 points per possession (92nd percentile) on 24 off-screen plays as a freshman, his volume has already doubled this season, per Synergy. Despite lower efficiency, Bridges shows good footwork and nice balance when shooting on the move:

Assuming he continues to improve as a mobile shooter, Bridges has the potential to feature a well-rounded offensive game given his success beating closeouts from spot-up situations. This season, he’s averaging 1.467 points per possession (94th percentile) when getting to the basket in those spots, per Synergy:

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Smith’s diminishing skill set seems to have run its course in Cleveland. Maybe he would benefit from a change in scenery — possibly Los Angles in exchange for DeAndre Jordan or Phoenix in return for Tyson Chandler — as the Cavs need help on the boards with Kevin Love out eight weeks.

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“He knows other teams are interested in him,” Mychal Thompson said. “(But) he would love to retire a Warrior, so I think he’s planning on staying. But it’s not up to him, as far as he’s concerned. He loves playing with the Warriors. He knows they have something special going on there and he wants to be a part of it, long into the future.”