Trade Rumour Round-up: Markieff Morris linked to multiple teams and more

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The 2016 NBA trade deadline is this Thursday, February 18, at 8pm UK time.

Until then, the rumour mill is set to be loaded with players getting linked away to new teams.

It can be hard to keep track with so many players being linked to new teams, so here is your one-stop-shop for all the latest NBA trade rumours.

Markieff Morris - Suns to multiple

There have been multiple teams rumoured in the services of Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris. Morris has desired a trade away for some time, but according to Yahoo Sports, the pitches the Suns have been made haven't been enough to encourage talks, as they want more than just a first-round pick.

Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical said: "Suns general manager Ryan McDonough has been pursuing a package that includes a younger player and a first-round pick, league executives said."

Morris could end up staying with the Suns past Thursday's deadline. He still has three years, $24 million left after this season on his contract, which is still low for a player of his talents despite his problems.

Kevin Love going nowhere... for the time being

The Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin has acknowledged "that there's no such thing as untouchables," but the chances of Kevin Love being traded before the deadline are minimal.

According to ESPN, the team has made it clear to interested teams that they will need a star player in return if they are to let Love go, and: "not a package of draft picks and role players like the (Boston) Celtics are offering."

Jeff Teague - Hawks to Knicks

The New York Knicks are still hoping to secure the services of Jeff Teague from the Atlanta Hawks, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst. In return, the report says the Knicks are currently offering "veteran point guard Jose Calderon and young forward Kyle O'Quinn."

The Knicks have also been monitoring the situation surrounding Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings, just in case they can strike a deal there before the deadline arrives as well.

Isaiah Thomas recruiting during All-Star weekend

Isaiah Thomas has been doing some recruiting of his own during the All-Star weekend for the Boston Celtics. The 27-year-old said to the media that he has spoken to somebody who was asking about the city which he plays in, although he denied it was Hawks' Al Horford.

He gave huge credit to the Celtics and Boston, saying: "the city is amazing, the coaching staff is great and the organisation is 100 percent A1."

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