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The Detroit Pistons are nonetheless very early on of their rebuild, so having a participant like Bojan Bogdanovic on their payroll doesn’t make a ton of sense, not with one other two years and $39.0 million left on his contract after this 12 months.
That’s why the Croatian swingman has been a relentless supply of commerce rumors this season.
This week, James Edwards III of The Athletic reported that whereas Detroit isn’t completely towards buying and selling Bogdanovic, they received’t simply accomplish that for the sake of doing it, both:
Whereas Detroit has aspirations to be extra aggressive subsequent season — and Bogdanović would certainly assist make that occur — the Pistons aren’t against transferring him, league sources say. Nonetheless, they’re not anxiously making an attempt to deal him, both, as they worth not solely his on-court play however the management he’s delivered to the younger group. Per league sources, the value tag to amass Bogdanović seems to be, on the very minimal, an unprotected first-round decide.
That asking value of 1 first-round decide appears cheap for the three-level scorer who can present a lift to any contender’s scoring energy.
As talked about within the Noel part, the Lakers have mentioned a deal that might web them Bogdanovic and Noel. We’ll see if the Lakers, who reportedly very a lot want to maintain their top-end draft capital, truly undergo with it.
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