Don’t believe everything you read. People have ulterior motives. Organizations do too. The NBA is no exception to this rule.
For example, look at the Detroit Pistons. Recently, it’s been reported that they’re not interested in trading Bojan Bogdanovic.
Something tells us that this rebuilding team might change their tune for the right price.
Meanwhile, it’s been suggested that the Los Angeles Lakers won’t include their first-round picks in a win-now trade. Perhaps.
On the other hand, it’s going to be difficult for them to make meaningful improvements unless they do.
Here’s a deal that would have each side revealing their true intentions.