While the offseason is winding down and we draw closer to training camps, it looks likely that there could still be a few moves left to complete with increasing interest in Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard Iman Shumpert.
New Orleans Pelicans, Sacramento Kings and Toronto Raptors are rumoured to be interested in the 27-year-old according to NBA analyst Sam Amico.
A potential trade has been talked about most of the summer and while the Cavs have nothing against Shumpert, per se, the recent addition of Jae Crowder means a potential cut on minutes this season if he remains in Cleveland.
Shump could fill a hole for the Pelicans who’s starting small forward Solomon Hill is currently out injured for six to eight months after picking up a hamstring injury while working out in Los Angeles.
Josh Smith, Chase Budinger and Martell Webster have already worked out for the Pelicans over the summer and had also shown interest in Shabazz Muhammad.
Elsewhere the Kings are said to be looking to add another veteran to their young line-up which includes second-year guard Buddy Hield, and first-round draft picks De’Aaron Fox, Justin Jackson and Harry Giles.
Raptors are also looking to add depth to their backcourt behind All-Stars Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan.
The 2016-207 season saw Shumpert average 7.9 points and 2.7 rebounds in 76 games last season.