The trade market has been very silenced since the season started but after December 15th there should be more movement as the free agents that signed a deal in the offseason can be traded. Recently, it was reported that the Cleveland Cavaliers are listening to other teams in trades involving former NBA Champion Kevin Love.
Another player that can see himself traded is Malik Beasley from the Denver Nuggets as Shams Charania from The Athletic reported. Several NBA teams are calling to the Nuggets front office showing interest in Beasley but those calls haven’t developed into a deal to be made. Following comes from Charania:
“Multiple teams have had due diligence conversations with Denver regarding guard Malik Beasley, league sources say. Because of their wing depth with Beasley, Juancho Hernangomez and Gary Harris, Denver (14-7) routinely receives trade calls but has no traction currently on any deals.”
Beasley was drafted by Denver with the 19th pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. He’s currently in the final season of his rookie deal and will become a restricted free agent in the 2020 offseason. Beasley started to have more protagonism in the Nuggets offense last season improving his minutes per game from 9.4 in the 2017-2018 season to 23.2 minutes per game.
In the four seasons with Denver, he’s played in a total of 182 games and averaged 7.2 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 0.9 assists in 15.9 minutes per game while shooting 39 percent from the three-point line.