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Here are the latest NBA trade rumors involving the Portland Trail Blazers

The NBA trade deadline is Feb. 9. Here are the latest trade rumors involving the Portland Trail Blazers.

PORTLAND, Ore. — The NBA trade deadline is Feb. 9. According to at least one report, the Portland Trail Blazers are "intensely engrossed" and "listening to all overtures" as they try to improve the roster at the deadline.

Through Feb. 9, this article will be updated regularly whenever the Portland Trail Blazers are mentioned in trade rumors by reputable NBA news breakers. Think Shams Charania and Sam Amick of The Athletic, Adrian Wojnarowski, Brian Windhorst and Zach Lowe of ESPN, Chris Haynes of Bleacher Report, Jake Fischer of Yahoo Sports, Kevin O'Connor of The Ringer, Marc Stein and his Substack newsletter, Matt Moore of Action Network, as well as local NBA beat writers.

Here are the latest reports involving the Portland Trail Blazers. Check back as this story will be updated often between now and Feb. 9.

Blazers a 'possible destination' for Suns forward Jae Crowder (Jan. 29)

Moore reported that the Blazers have been active in talks with the Phoenix Suns and Chicago Bulls, among other teams, and that Portland is a possible destination for Suns forward Jae Crowder, who has sat out the first half of the season after asking the Suns to trade him. The 6-foot-6 Crowder, 32, is a good defender who can play both forward positions. Last season, he averaged 9.4 points and 5.3 rebounds while starting 67 games for the Suns. He's a career 34.6% 3-point shooter. Moore also reported that Josh Hart and Jusuf Nurkic are available in trades, but Nurkic "would only be included for an upgrade at center." According to Moore, league sources believe only three players on the Blazers roster are "untouchable": Damian Lillard, Anfernee Simons and Jerami Grant. Read the full report

Blazers have offered Jerami Grant maximum extension of 4 years, $112 million (Jan. 27)

Fischer reported that the Blazers have offered starting forward Jerami Grant a maximum possible extension of four years, $112 million. Grant became eligible for an extension earlier this month. Fischer reports that Grant "has not accepted the offer, sources said, largely because the Blazers can extend him a larger contract with an additional fifth year when free agency begins June 30." Read the full report

Blazers open to trades, 'particularly Josh Hart and Jusuf Nurkic' (Jan. 27)

Fischer reported that Portland "has given rival teams the impression the Blazers are open to discussing the majority of their players, particularly Josh Hart and Jusuf Nurkic." Fischer wrote that the Blazers are looking for "size with athleticism, plus wing-shooting defenders." Fischer also reported that Hart "has become one of the buzzier names among league executives this week." Read the full report

Josh Hart is 'a name that is very, very hot right now' (Jan. 24)

Lowe reported on his Lowe Post podcast that Blazers guard/forward Josh Hart "is a name that is very, very hot right now. A lot of teams would like Josh Hart. ... I think Miami will probably express some interest in Josh Hart. ... There's going to be a lot of noise around Josh Hart." Listen to the full podcast (Blazers portion starts at 40:10)

Blazers 'listening to all overtures,' focused on improving roster as deadline approaches (Jan. 24)

Haynes reported that the Blazers "are intensely engrossed in improving the roster with the trade deadline approaching" and league sources are saying the Blazers "are listening to all overtures." Haynes reported there are no plans for the Blazers to tank this season and "the organization remains committed to being opportunistic and creative in trying to surround franchise star Damian Lillard with a roster capable of competing with the best." Read the full report

Blazers among teams 'most engaged in acquiring Pistons center Nerlens Noel (Dec. 13)

James L. Edwards III, the Detroit Pistons beat writer for The Athletic, reported that the Pistons are looking to trade veteran center Nerlens Noel and that Portland, along with Sacramento, Miami and Dallas, has been one of the teams "most engaged when it comes to acquiring the 28-year-old." Noel is averaging 2.5 points and 2.8 rebounds in 11.4 minutes per game this season. He's played in just 13 games for the rebuilding Pistons. The former No. 6 overall pick has been a solid backup center over eight-plus seasons in the NBA, with career averages of 7.2 points, 6.1 rebounds, 1.5 blocks and 1.3 steals in 22.1 minutes per game. Read the full report

  • UPDATE: In a follow-up report on Jan. 16, Edwards reported Miami, Denver and Dallas were the teams most engaged in talks with the Pistons about Noel, leaving Portland off the list.

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