Houston Rockets forward P.J. Tucker is one of the top names on the trade market, as his 3-and-D skillset is invaluable around the league, and especially to a contending team. We’ve heard the Brooklyn Nets, Denver Nuggets, Milwaukee Bucks, Miami Heat, and even Los Angeles Lakers mentioned as trade possibilities, which further proves how valuable the unheralded Tucker is, even amidst a dismal season of sorts.
We’ve also heard that the Utah Jazz have interest in Tucker, as first reported by Kelly Iko of The Athletic.
“Sources say teams such as Brooklyn, Utah and Denver all have sniffed around, and there certainly will be other contenders looking to improve heading into the second half of the season.”
4 trades to send Houston Rockets forward P.J. Tucker to the Utah Jazz
The reports of Utah’s interest in Tucker is interesting, for several reasons. For starters, many Jazz fans aren’t exactly happy about the idea of Utah pursuing Tucker, stemming from Tucker’s notorious 2019 Instagram post, in which he mocked Jazz center Ruby Gobert after the center won the Defensive Player of the Year award.
Assuming the Jazz aren’t worried about Gobert and Tucker having any lingering disdain, let’s take a look at four trades that could be reached between the Jazz and the Houston Rockets.
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