NBA trade deadline news and rumors

The hunt for Love by big market teams continues. (USATSI)
The hunt for Kevin Love by big market teams continues. (USATSI)

Here is the latest news about the NBA trade deadline, which hits Thursday at 3 p.m. ET:

5:20 p.m.

There are reports that the Houston Rockets are interested in acquiring Boston Celtics' point guard Rajon Rondo, even if that seems a little far-fetched.

4:45 p.m.

Marc Stein of says the Cleveland Cavaliers have emerged as a suitor for Jordan Hill of the Los Angeles Lakers. Hill has been targeted by the Nets during the lead-up to the deadline.

2:30 p.m.

The Nets-Kings deal for Marcus Thronton, Reggie Evans and Jason Terry is done. 

Yahoo reports the Kings could also move Jimmer. 

1:30 p.m.

  • Ken Berger of says the talks between the Wolves and Grizzlies regarding the reported JJ Barea and Chase Budinger for Tayshaun Prince and Tony Allen are being described as "dead."
  • Ken Berger of notes that the Charlotte Bobcats never got far with Evan Turner trade talks and now may have to rely on Gary Neal as the trade target.

12:50 p.m.

  • Ken Berger of confirms the Nets and Kings have almost completed a deal of Jason Terry and Reggie Evans for Marcus Thornton.

12:40 p.m.

  • Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal says a deal between the Sacramento Kings and the Brooklyn Nets is almost done.

12:30 p.m.

  • Ken Berger of confirms reports that Luol Deng is available due to concerns he'll bolt in free agency.
  • Ken Berger of CBSSports says a potential deal between the Memphis Grizzlies and Minnesota Timberwolves is gaining momentum.
  • Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports says Memphis is resisting the trade for now.

12:00 p.m.

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