Warriors trade odds fell last month – NBC Sports Bay Area & California | Top Vip News

With just over a week until the Feb. 8 NBA trade deadline, teams across the league are weighing their options and making decisions, but will the Warriors make a move?

While Golden State could certainly reach a deal with another organization, Dub Nation may not want to get its hopes up that the struggling Warriors will make a shocking trade to alleviate their recent woes.

The Warriors’ odds and internal expectations of a move that “significantly moves the needle” have steadily increased. decreased during the last monthThe Athletic’s Anthony Slater reported Tuesday, citing team sources not authorized to speak publicly.

According to Slater, Golden State was “on the sidelines” of Pascal Siakam’s trade market before the Toronto Raptors traded him to the Indiana Pacers, and now, the Warriors are essentially in trade limbo.

“This only further pushed the Warriors into what appears to be a trap of circumstance at the trade deadline with no clear path to upward or downward mobility,” Slater wrote. “They’re in NBA no man’s land.”

Golden State entered the 2023-24 NBA season in win-now mode, parting ways with young players like Jordan Poole and Patrick Baldwin Jr. to acquire 19th-year guard Chris Paul, while also adding other season-savvy veterans. court like Dario Šarić in free agency. .

The idea was to surround Steph Curry and the rest of Golden State’s core with a team that could seize the moment, but at midseason, the Warriors are No. 12 in the Western Conference with a 19-24 record.

If there are no players on the market they deem worth the price (possibly young star Jonathan Kuminga, or perhaps Andrew Wiggins, just as he seems to find his groove), it remains to be seen if general manager Mike Dunleavy will indeed Jr. and Warriors They will make a shocking exchange.

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