NBA Trade Rumors: DeMarcus Cousins, Russell Westbrook Eyed By Boston Celtics And Golden State Warriors?

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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)

NBA trade rumors suggest that Boston Celtics will soon sign a contract with Demarcus Cousins. However, the Golden State Warriors is also looking forward to acquiring the NBA player. Other rumors suggest that if the Celtics do not acquire Cousins, the team may opt for Russell Westbrook instead.

A Boston-based radio station recently revealed that the Celtics will soon trade for a star player. Even though some rumors claimed that the team may go for players like Rudy Gay and Jahil Oka, other reports state that the team will be signing a deal with Cousins.

The Golden State Warriors has already signed up popular players like Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green. Now the team is said to be eyeing Sacramento Kings? Cousins. Speculations suggest that the team may acquire him by trading Gay.

Cousins has been playing for the Sacramento Kings since 2012. However, throughout such years, the team had to change six coaches. This is reportedly one of the reasons why the NBA trade rumors suggest that the Sacramento Kings will not extend their contract with Cousins.

Russell Westbrook

The NBA trade rumors also hint that the Celtics may go for Oklahoma Thunder City?s Westbrook if it does not sign a deal with Cousins. Some speculate that Sam Presti, the General Manager of OKC, wants to rebuild with a young talent. Therefore, OKC may trade Westbrook to gain players like Jae Crowder, Marcus Smart, and Isaiah Thomas from Boston Celtics.

Westbrook is currently of one of the most wanted NBA players for the upcoming season. Cleveland Cavaliers is also rumored to be interested in signing a contract with him.

If the rumors are something to go by, Westbrook will reunite with his friend from UCLA, Kevin Love. However, Cavs is also rumored to trade Love in order to acquire Cousins.

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