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NBA Trade Rumors: DeMarcus Cousins Inquired By Cavaliers; Ready To Trade Kevin Love?

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NBA fans are waiting for DeMarcus Cousins to take a call on which team he would play for the upcoming season. Fresh NBA trade rumors indicate that Cleveland Cavaliers are working on building a powerful team. Hence, they are looking forward to acquire Cousins by trading Kevin Love.

Even though the rumor mill states that several teams are interested in acquiring Cousins, it may so happen that Cavaliers may sign a deal with him. According to Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders, Cavaliers have already inquired on Cousins, but the discussions did not result in a deal.

Rumors are rife that Cavaliers will be giving away Kevin Love to Sacramento Kings to have Cousins onboard. Even though the Cavs managed to win the 2015 championship, Love has not gelled well with teammate Kyrie Irving and captain LeBron James.

It is quite evident there is tension between Cousins and his current team since the past few months. He has been criticized for being lazy as he has been spotted jogging and walking on the court during games.

DeMarcus Cousins

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) drives around Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins (5) during an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Oklahoma City won 108-93.(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

He has been dubbed as ?coach killer? as the team had to change six coaches because of him. He was also suspended for his rude behavior towards an analyst. Such incidents indicate that he may not play for the Sacramento Kings for the next season.

Speculations suggest that Kings is waiting for the trade deadline in order to ensure huge income for trading Cousins. Some of the other teams that have shown interest in signing a deal with Cousins include Boston Celtics, Miami Heat and LA Lakers.

NBA trade rumors suggest that Celtics is ready to indulge in a significant deal to acquire a star player. LA Lakers is likely to trade Julius Randle to get Cousins.

Which team should DeMarcus Cousins play for in the upcoming season? Do let us your thoughts by adding your comments below.

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